Watch: ALP Striker’s Bollard Pull Testing

The ALP Striker has been constructed by Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair, Japan. She is the first of four ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessels for ALP Maritime Services, a subsidiary of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.

The vessel is a part of the shipowner’s ALP FUTURE class, a series of stronger and larger towing vessels to match and enable increase in size of FPSO’s, FLNG’s and similar floating installations.

Main characteristics:

  • Long Distance Towing
  • High bollard pull: For the towing of very large floating objects
  • Also equipped for: Anchor Handling, positioning, mooring
  • Dynamic Positioning Class II (DYNPOS-AUTR)
  • Worldwide work
  • Optimal seagoing characteristics (ULSTEIN X-BOW®)
  • Fuel efficient
  • Clean Design
  • Comfort Class Comf-V (3)
  • Ice Class 1B
  • Fire Fighting (FiFi II)
  • The 4 MAK engines produce 24,400 BHP.
  • Cargo deck area: 550 m2
  • Deck cargo 2,400t – 10t/m2 Max
  • Deadweight 4,250t

Reference: Teekay Corporation – Youtube

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