PARAT Halvorsen AS has been awarded in all two oil fired boiler plant contracts with Simek Shipyard for their new buildings 129 and 130, with further one in option. The boilers will be delivered as combined boilers for both hot water production and steam production.
The boiler plants will be equipped with a complete steam injection system for ORO tank heating. The oil fired boiler is of three-pass design, which less space demanding than a standard boiler design and with additional high steam production capacity.
The buildings, designed by Skipsteknisk AS are of ST-216 design with a length of approx. 85 meter, width of 19,2 meter and will be furnished for approx 20-25 crew members. Both buildings, contracted by Gulf Offshore will be delivered the middle and the end of 2013.
The ST-216 is designed with low resistance hull and high efficiency propellers in order to achieve low fuel oil consumption.
Source: parat, August 10, 2012