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Vessel's specific data
|Vessel type:||Anchor Handling Tug / Supply Vessel|
|Built at:||Keppel Singmarine, Singapore|
|Max. draft:|| metres|
|Capacity:||Equipped both for liquid, bulk and dry cargo|
|Max. load (DWT):||3,490 metric tons|
|Propulsion:||2x MaK 8M32 8 cyl 4-stroke diesel engines|
2x MaK 6M32 6 cyl 4-stroke diesel engines
|Engine output:||2x 5,225 BHP + 2x 3,900 BHP|
Total 18,250 BHP
|Bollard Pull:||210 metric tons|
|Home port:||Aabenraa, Denmark|
|My rank on board:||2nd Officer (Maritime Officer 2)|
Chief Officer (since 19 Dec 2012)
|Ship history:||As a result of the offshore market decline during|
2016, the ship was sold in Zhoushan, China to be
broken up in December 2016.
||After 18 months on Maersk Promoter I switched to Maersk Seeker, also an anchor handling tug (AHTS). AHTS ships can deploy and retract anchors and complex mooring systems for oil rigs, carry out towing operations, diving operations, under water work etc. The list is long.