MARINE TOWAGE / SUPPORT VESSEL CHARTER
The Gulf Explorer’ is a 25-meter tug boat for hire or vessel charter. With a 30-ton bollard-pull capability, 3-ton load, ample supply facilities and liveaboard workers accommodation. This hardy tug boat is ready to supply your marine towage needs.
Our tug ‘Gulf Explorer’ is well suited to perform both long-range and large-scale marine towage services. The ‘Gulf Explorer’ is the perfect support vessel for various inshore and offshore marine projects.
Our tugboat charter rates are highly competitive.
North Marine is a tugboat company based in the Great Barrier Reef region of Queensland. We operate throughout the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), including the Torres Straits and the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Marine Tug Boat for Hire ‘Gulf Explorer’
Charter workboat/tug boat for hire and towage services.
Great Barrier Reef Towage
Tow Assist Service
Tug Escort Service
Freight & Fuel Transfer – including remote area logistics & supply
Local & Offshore Support Tug
Personnel Transfer & Crew Transfer
Project Support Vessel
Mooring Logistics – Installations & Block Manoeuvres
Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Installation
Ship Supplies, Inspections & Repairs
Liveaboard Accomodation Vessel / Staff Lodgings
About the Marine Tugboat ‘Gulf Explorer’
The North Marine tugboat ‘Gulf Explorer’ has a 35-ton bollard pull and cruising capacity of over ten thousand nautical miles. In Class 2B Survey of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, with a 3-ton load.
Fully air-conditioned with liveaboard facilities, she can carry 16 persons and sleep 10.
She comes with a hydraulic crane and a variety of optional extra equipment. These include, but are not limited to; a dumb barge, landing barge, workboats, air compressors etc.
The tugboat ‘Gulf Explorer’s liveaboard accommodation makes her ideal for personnel transfer/crew lodgings or a research tug charter vessel.
The tug ‘Gulf Explorer’ is available for hire on both long-term and short-term workboat charters.
Marine Tugboat Registration No
Tugboat Gross Tonnage
Tugboat Place of Survey
Cairns, Queensland Australia
Marine Tugboat Vessel ‘Gulf Explorer’ Survey No
AMSA Full Class 2B, 16 Person
Anywhere within the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
25.60 Meter Marine Tugboat
7.82 Meter Marine Tugboat
4.19 Meter Marine Tugboat
30-Ton Marine Tugboat Bollard
TUGBOAT LIVEABOARD ACCOMMODATION
10 berth, fully air-conditioned liveaboard accommodation
Suitable for local and offshore personnel transfer/crew accommodation / offshore workers accommodation
Fully equipped galley; stove, oven, fridge/freezers, microwave, cold water fountain, auto boil, S/S BBQ
Mess with TV & film library
Washing machine & dryer
2 hot and cold showers
2 x toilets (Class A sullage system)
Tug Accommodation Berths
2 x 1 Berth, 2 x 2 Berth, 1 x 4 Berth
MARINE TUGBOAT DECK EQUIPMENT
9.0 meter reach; 2-ton at 2.0 meters
Marine Tugboat Anchors
2 x stockless anchors
Hydraulic, twin gypsy, drum end
Marine Tow Recovery Winch
Marine Towing winch
1 x hydraulic marine towing with split drum
1 x hydraulic capstan
Marine Tow Hook
Fitted with quick release
Large dry deck hold 30m³ with marine crane access
14 cuft Bauer HP Dive compressor
65 cuft LP Air compressor (no breathers)
8.0m Aluminium landing barge with bow door
3,000-litre fuel cells
6.5m Aluminium “Duck” workboat for hire in AMSA survey for 12 pax
4.5m inflatable RIB workboat for hire
Dry Laboratory / Stowage Room. Air-conditioned workers room – suitable for an onsite office, dry laboratory or can sleep 6-persons. Size 3 meters x 2 meters x 3 meters
2 x 1,500 litres Aluminium Portable Fuel Cells
120 litres per hour
MARINE TUGBOAT NAVIGATION / COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT
Koden MD 3441
TMQ Bosun AP9
Furuno LS4100 / SIMRAD NSS12
Icom IC M304 – IVGME
3 x Handheld VHFs
Garmin GPS Map 550 / SIMRAD NSS12
Side Scan Sonar
130 litres per hour at 9 knots
70 litres per hour at 6 knots
MARINE TUGBOAT VESSEL ENGINE ROOM
2 x Blackstone ESL8 Mk2 736kw
2 x Eisenwerke Reinjes WAV1251 Reduction: 5: 1
9′ approx Shaft: 8″ approx
1 x Lister 6 cylinder x 40KVA 3 Phase
1 x John Deere 55KVA 3 Phase
2 x Stenhoj H-6-Block
2 air banks
Main engine oil pressure and temperature gauges and alarms. Bilge and fire alarms.
Hydraulic, fixed nozzle, conventional rudders
2 x KL Pegson to manifold
1 x 100LPM fuel transfer pump
1 x 100LPM portable/diesel driven
Tugboat Safety Equipment
To full AMSA 2B requirements
1 x 16 person Seasava
Tugboat Vessel Compressors
65 cuft LP Compressor with 100m x ¾” hose (non-breathe)
14 cuft HP Dive Compressor
* Please note this information was correct as of January 2020. Specifications may change or be upgraded over time. Please contact us if up-to-date specifications are required, or for further information.