Ad Hoc Contracts Its CTV Design

Ad Hoc Marine Designs Ltd has signed a design contract for a 26m Typhoon Class SWATH Crew Transfer Vessel with Lung Teh Shipbuilding (LTS) in Taiwan.

The 26m Typhoon Class SWATH has been ordered by Renewable Energy Support Ltd (RES Ltd) and will be operated by Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd (MCS). The contract is initially for one vessel with the option of a further five vessels.

The 26m Swath CTV is under the 24m Loadline rule and complies with the MCA’s “The Workboat Code – Industry Working Group Technical Standard, June 2014, Area Category 1 and classed by BV.

The vessel carries 12 technicians, 3 crew with a payload of up to 5.0 tonne as deck cargo in speeds of 24knots. The vessel is driven by a pair of MAN D2862 LE 466 diesel engines rated at 1029 kW via Jaure carbon fibre shafts to 2 CPP Hundested propellers.

LTS has recently invested heavily into the company with the addition of a fourth building shed of 65 x 35 x 25m and the yard has also recently acquired a large friction stir welding machine for such projects.

Image: LTS