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Photographer:Reinier Meuleman [View profile]Title:Britoil 36Added:Feb 28, 2007
Photo Category: Tugs
Britoil 36. seen Jebel Ali Port. Photo:(c) Reinier Meuleman 25.02.2007
Vessel Identification
Name:Douala Tide
Former name(s):
- Britoil 36 (Until 2007 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:458 tons
Summer DWT:353 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1999
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Snip on Mar 04, 2011 09:28 (7 years ago)
In 2007 renaimed as 'DOUALA TIDE'. She sank off the East Coast of South Africa (34.04.7'S 26.49.7'E) on 23 August 2007 due to heavy weather conditions. Three crew members on a liferaft were rescued by a South African Air Force helicopter. Seven other crew members were recovered from the water, by the yacht Octopus which received the distress message while on passage to Cape Town. One loss of life was reported.

immen on Feb 28, 2007 17:41 (11 years ago)
Registry Singapore
IMO number : 9215529
Call Sign : 9V5682
Year of Delivery : 1999
Type : Ocean Going / Anchor Handling / Towing Tug
Classification : ABS: + A1, Towing Vessel, (E), + AMS
Dimensions : 37m x 10.6m x 4.95m
Draft : 4m (Designed) / 4.35m (Max)
GRT / NRT / DWT 458T / 137T / 353T
Clear Deck Space: 15m x 10m
Speed : 13 knots
Bollard Pull : 75T
Endurance : 52 days
Accommodation : Fully air-conditioned for 15 men
Lifesaving : Comply to SOLAS requirements
Main Engines & Gearboxes : 2 x YANMAR 6N280-EN diesel engines producing 2500 bhp each @ 720 rpm c/w 2 x YX-3000 reverse reduction gearboxes of 3:5:1 ratio
Bow Thruster : Ulstein 45-TV250kw-3.7T thrust

2007-01-10 : In Service

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