Ocean Xplorer will undertake to construct and deliver an 85-meter yacht of Northern European quality at a prominent US shipyard, utilizing the best European design (Rolls-Royce Marine), engineering and systems. The final design, specification, equipment supply and regulatory/class compliance will be determined in the final specification, which will include contract pricing and delivery schedules.
Through strategic sub-contractual arrangements with selected entities, we arrange for provision of all of the engineering, systems and fit-out services required for delivery of the ‘turn-key’ yacht project.
All essential technical matters to be clarified shortly after signing of build contract. Technical matters to be understood as all dimension drawings, system drawings and technical descriptions of all relevant equipment/materials within all disciplines. build, launch or float, equip, outfit, complete and deliver.
Paul Madden at Globe Regal U.S. Paul.Madden@globeregal.co.uk +1 561-568-3430
Harry Peralta at Harry.firstname.lastname@example.org +34617440946
Bill Thiem at email@example.com +34617440943
James Bland at firstname.lastname@example.org +34658984522
Length over all 84.70 m
Length between perpendiculars 77.20 m
Breadth moulded 15.6 m
Depth moulded to 2nd deck7.2 m
Design draft 4.0 m
Flag: Cayman Island (or as stipulated)
At draft 4 m,
the trial speed shall be approx. 19.5 knots at 90% MCR and 500 kW hotel
load without sea margin.
Service speed approx. 17 knots at 90 % MCR with 15% sea margin and 750 kW hotel load.
Trial conditions: Beaufort 3 / Douglas 3
Endurance: 8000 nm at 17 knots
The Vessel will be subjected to sea trials in accordance with an appropriate sea trials program. The yacht will have a long range cruising safety margin of 10% tank capacity.
The yacht will have enough provisions to suffice for the full cruising range, at the designated cruising speed, with a full complement of passengers and crew on board.
The yacht shall be of welded steel hull construction and aluminum superstructure and built to North European yacht standard. The exterior of the hull shall feature styled glass, structural ‘clam-shell’ openings and possess a class-compliant heli-deck on the foredeck.
A comprehensive systems design integration service is provided with integrated propulsion systems and each of its constituent parts. The main power takes advantage of an advanced thermodynamic cycle, based on high compression ratio, optimized valve timing, high charge air pressure and late and fast combustion. This ensures good trade-off between fuel consumption, Nox emissions and particulates. The simple and robust design with reduced number of components ensures the system is robust and durable.
Propellers shall be Ulstein Aquamaster azimuthing pulling propeller. The azimuthing pulling propeller is a low drag, high efficient pulling thruster. It combines the advantage of the pulling propeller with the flexibility of using any type of drive to suit the customer’s specific requirement. The Azipull is designed for continuous service speed up to 24 knots, whilst maintaining excellent maneuverability as no rudder is required.
The super silent tunnel thruster is designed for exceptionally low noise operation and is ideal for yachts where low noise and vibration levels are vital. It has double walls for the full tunnel length and a flexible mounted inner tunnel.
Navigation System - The Integrated Bridge concept provides a multiple workstation capability allowing switching between the automation system, radar and electronic charts and steering systems. Working with selected partners to build in navigation and communication systems, the integrated bridge uses customized touch- screens and a unified styling of controls and consoles to provide a safe, flexible operating environment. Forward-looking sonar to be provided by FarSounder.
Operator’s Chair - The operator’s chair is a major design aspect of the new integrated bridge system, with the focus on the optimization of the human machine interface. Using the touch-screen an array of information can be displayed, including the potentially wide range of secondary systems such as VHF communication, lighting, and management of the full propulsion system, with ultimate control of maneuvering provided by incorporating the Poscon products ranging from autopilot and joystick systems to station keeping and full capability dynamic positioning.
Power Distribution System will be part of overall integrated systems management package which provides a full power management capability for island power systems ranging in application. The system will integrate with the overall electrical system, and as part of the wider automation system.
Stabilizers will be folding fin stabilizers that are designed for high performance roll damping whilst offering low weight and high reliability coupled with low maintenance. The PLC based control system offers state of the art technology with simple operating interfaces and extremely comprehensive maintenance and diagnostic information through touch screens.
Dynamic Positioning - The dynamic positioning (DP) systems are an extension of the Poscon independent joystick systems. The DP range is designed to meet International Maritime Organisation (IMO) specifications and requirements from the class of societies. Available range from Poscon DP and single IMO DP class 1 Systems to sophisticated redundant systems satisfying the requirements of the IMO DP Class 2 and 3.
Fairing and Paint to be of highest quality. As the finishing of yachts has become a science,
Entertainment system provider will be a state-of-the-art, centralized media server stores hundreds of movies and thousands of CD’s and connects to satellite television and radio. The audio visual system is built to exacting, exceptional standards. Users can independently select movies, music TV, Radio or internet at any time. Integrated Internet access gives fast, wireless web access and email from any System computer.
Security systems to be provided by a designated provider to level designated by Own- er. The maritime security team will be drawn from a wide variety of professional back- grounds, including master mariners, marine engineers and surveyors, international special forces; Army and Navy (including anti-terrorist units); government officials; the diplomatic service; and international coast guard units.
The yacht shall be equipped with a Jacuzzi on the Owner’s Deck aft of the dimensions indicated in the G.A. Elevators will be installed as per GA. KONE elevators can be customized for this mission. Designed for shipboard use with scenic glass, minimal equipment footprint and microprocessor controls.
The yacht will comply with all current Flag State and Classification Society Require- ments Environmental Protection (EP) notation.
The yacht is anticipated to exceed the regulatory 3,000 grt and is expected to require compliance with the SOLAS Passenger Ship Regulations.
Classification: ABS (or as specified)
100A1 SSC Yacht (P) Mono G6, LMC, UMS, EP, PCAC 1,1
100A1 Passenger Ship LMC, UMS, PCAC 1/1, EP (only technical) Flag Administration: to be designated by Owner
Designers rely on the use of mathematical modeling and simulations of electrical, mechanical, thermal, chemical, hydraulic, hydro-mechanical and hydro- dynamic systems to understand and predict system dynamics and control characteristics. These simulations are used to support the entire life cycle of a ship or system: from concept tradeoffs, through system optimizations and detailed design, to support sea trails, for problem resolution after deployment, and to evaluate the impact of design changes throughout vessel life.
Dynamic response analysis (DRA) Refers to the development of mathematical equations describing the dynamic behavior of the ship and system components and \then combining these equations into a unified computer simulation that predicts the transient and steady state response of the complete system. Analysts design and analyze simulation experiments to reduce technical risk by quantifying performance, designing and analyzing controls, exposing potential performance problems, and designing corrective changes. Rolls-Royce maintains an extensive mathematical model library to support such efforts.
Concept and preliminary design - A DRA is frequently used to verify machinery design and selection prior to placing equipment orders. DRA can determine if candidate machinery components will yield adequate system response without encountering excessive loads.
Detailed design - DRA is used to design the supervisory propulsion control algorithms and verify that the final system design will respond well and not exceed any limits of safe machinery operation. Both normal operation and failure modes can be analyzed via DRA.
This new approach is the result of rigorous analysis considering performance, safety, reliability, maintainability, capital and operational costs.
The vessel is equipped to receive a Eurocopter EC 155 B1 helicopter, and most smaller helicopters.
Aft mounted raised helicopter landing platform for helicopters with “D” value of 14.3 metres.
An integrated navigation system of open architecture for planning of route, continuous monitoring of ships position and optimum steering to be installed and to include:
- Two radars,one X-band and one S-band.
- Two harbour radars, one fore one aft.
- One adaptive radar controlled autopilot (track pilot) incl. Electronics for
Conning Display, engine interface and steering interface, rudder feedback
units (redundant system).
- Two 25” multifunctional colour HD-displays for the display of 16 inch colour
radar ARPA, ECDIS, superimposition of radar and ECDIS, conning functions.
- Two multipilot control panels for the operation of colour radar ARPA, ECDIS,
Conning and Track pilot.
- Two multipilot electronic units for radar ARPA, ECDIS and Conning.
- One speed pilot.
- One Conning display, 21 inch diagonal, high resolution colour monitor.
- One chart pilot high resolution colour display incl. operating panel + track ball,
work station electronics, CD-ROM and floppy drive.
- Two slave 19” HD displays at each bridge wing. Possibility to select picture
from multi pilots, Conning Display and ANS.
- Navigating Control Computer connected to both autopilots, multipilot in charge to select chart.
- Built-in processor controlled electronic interswitch integrated into radar electronic unit.
- Planning Command Station – LAN.
- One standard colour printer (A4).
- Presentation of own ships symbol in scale.
- Possibility of ships steering directly from the radar using a “curved EBL
- Two solid state transceivers, X-band or S-band antennas.
- Power supply from two independent systems (MSB And ESB) through automatic change over switch and on-line UPS.
- Ships interface.
- Automatic Navigation and track-keeping system ANTS.
- Voyage data recorder system.
- Automatic Identification System - AIS
System to be fully adapted to differential GPS-receivers.
Echo sounder with two transducers.
One doppler dual-axis water/ground speed log, connected to integrated navigation system, with three indicators.
One 12-channel, continuous tracking differential GPS navigators. One 8-channel GPS.
Radio communication system acc. to GMDSS for A3 area. Internal communication system.
Automatic exchange telephone.
Ligths and signal equipment.
Twin CCTV shall be installed aft for control of berthing from bridge,other cameras acc. to owners requirements.
Forward: 2 electric driven combined anchor and mooring winches with chain stoppers.
Aft: 2 capstan, one PS and one SB. Permanent/fixed mooring equipment as shown on G.A.
Paint system for a vessel of this type and operation area. Antifouling for min. three years docking intervals. Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP).
Zinc or Aluminium anodes in bowthruster tunnel, propeller area, rudder and sea chests.
The ship shall have Cayman Island Flag. The vessel with her equipment shall comply with the following rules and regulations in force at the date of contract and all new requirements that are known at the date of contract:
Class to be ABS. , and the vessel to be designed in compliance with the Large Commercial Yacht Code (LY2) issued by MCA UK.
The vessel to be delivered with the following certificates issued by the relevant authorities.
All certificates normally required for unrestricted trade for this type of vessel, including but not limited to:
International T onnage Certificate
International Load line Certificate, ILLC’66
International Safety Construction Certrificate
Fire Protection SOLAS 74
International Safety Equipment Certificate
Life-saving Appliances SOLAS 74
International Safety Radio Certificate
International Safe Manning Certificate
International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate
International Safety Management Certificate
International Ship Security Certificate
Certificate of Compliance
Marine diesel oil: 250 cu meters 66,000 gals
Freshwater: 80 cubic meters 21,000 gals
All electric installation in cargo hold to be spark proof (EX ).
One main swichboard -/engine controlroom in engineroom. MSB to split with bus-tie breaker.One shaft generator and one aux. generator each side.
Main voltage system for ship general: 3 x 400 V - 50 Hz.
Secondary system for lighting etc.: 3 x 230 V - 50 Hz.
Alternatively 440 V can be used for heavy consumers.
Cables for bow thruster motors to be dimensioned for continous operation.
Shore connection capacity, 300 A
Stable voltage system, UPS
230 V – 60 Hz emergency lighting.
24 V DC emergency communication and alarm system. Transformers for 440 - 230 V system.
Engine control room console for IAS,Engine start panel, manoeuvring levers,communication etc.
PMS for load sharing incl. in IAS.
Two Ulstein Aquamaster AZP085 CP Azipull type main azimuthing thrusters. Electrically driven servo- and LO pumps.
Frequency converter drive.
Freshwater cooled electric motor P = 1600 kW – 1200 rpm.
5 blade, Class S balance FP propellers of bronze, designed for low pressure pulses Max. 1.5 kPa
Propeller diameter: 2100 mm
Rpm: 287 rpm at MCR
The vessel to be arranged Diesel/Electric for twin Azipull propulsion. Azipull machinery shall be arranged in two engine rooms aft, one on each side. The Diesel/Electric generator sets and the electric drives systems shall be arranged in a centrally located engine room.
Engine control room with Switchboards. AC compressors/ Sewage/Sanitary Pumps/Coolers/Sea inlets etc.
Main diesel generator sets:
Two medium speed generator sets, exhaust turbocharged and intercooled. Maximum continuous rating of diesel engines: 2 x 2000 kW – 1000 rpm 690 V, 50 Hz 3-phase.