23 Meter Push Boat

Swiftships 23 Meter diesel powered Push Boat is a boat designed for pushing barges and floating platforms across rivers and lakes. It is characterized by a square bow, a shallow draft, and have knees, which are large plates mounted to the bow for pushing barges of various heights. This vessel will operate mostly in rivers and inland waterways with multiple barges lashed together, or a boat and any barges lashed to it that will be tied as a “tow” and can have dozens of barges. It also includes living quarters to accommodate long distance charters.

SPECIFICATIONS
LOA 75 feet 4 inches (22.96 meters)
Width 30 feet (9.14 meters)
Hull Depth 10 feet (3.05 meters)
Draft 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 meters)
Eye Level 34 feet (10.36 meters) approx.
SPECIFICATIONS
Fuel Oil 23,148 gallons (87,624.7 liters)
Lube Oil 454 gallons (1718.58 liters) approx.
Dirty Oil 992 gallons (3755.13 liters) approx.
Hydraulic Oil 227 gallons (859.288 liters) approx.
Oily Bilge 992 gallons (3755.13 liters) approx.
Fresh Water 8,750 gallons (33,122.3 liters)
Potable Water 6,684 gallons (25,301.7 liters)
Berthing 6 crew members

MACHINERY

  • Main Engines: Two (2) Cummins KTA 38-M (1000 HP @ 1800 RPM) remote mounted to twin disc MGX5321 gears (6.01:1 ratio).

  • Generators: Two (2) Cummins 60 KW

EQUIPMENT

  • Fresh water pressure set: (2) Jacuzzi

  • Air compressors: (2) Three horsepower Quincey

  • Sewage system: (6) man capacity Seahorse

  • Bilge pump: (2) Barnes 3 HP

  • Fire pump: (1) Griswold 7½ HP

  • Bfresh water pump: (2) Barnes 3 HP

  • Hot water heater: (2) 40 gallon

  • Hyd. Steering: Electro-hydraulic (full follow up and non follow up controls shall be mounted on pilothouse dash)

  • Engine controls: Electric (Twin disc EC-300)

  • Engine room ventilation: (2) 3 HP Tubular

  • Floor plates: Aluminum diamond pattern

  • Lube oil pump: (1) 3/4 HP Viking gear

  • Dirty oil pump: (1) 3/4 HP Viking gear

  • Gear oil pump: (1) 3/4 HP Viking gear

UNDERWATER GEAR

  • Propeller shafts: (2) 7” cold roll shafts with S/S at strut bearing area. Packing journal shall be S/S and fitted with Wartsilla shaft seals.
  • Rudder stock: (2) 6” cold roll with S/S journals
  • Flanking rudders: (4) 6” cold roll with S/S journals
  • Rudder blade: ½” plate
  • Steering gear guards: 6”x 0.50” wall structural tubing
  • Bearings: All bearings and bushings shall be Cutlass type
  • Propellers: (2) stainless steel 4-blade Kahlenberge (72” x 59 pitch)
  • Anodes: (50) 23 ½#
  • General arrangement and color scheme
  • Certification to carry aviation fuel