The Launching Ceremony of Yuexin’s 58.7m AHTS Vessel YX3159

On September 14th 2012, the launching ceremony for Martens Marine's 58.7 M AHTS Vessel YX3159 was held on dry dock #1 of Yuexin shipyard. YX3159 is built to ABS Class and includes the notations: A1 “OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSEL, AH, TOWING VESSEL, FIRE FIGHTING VESSEL CLASS 1",AMS, and DPS-1. YX3159 is a KHIAM CHUAN MARINE (KCM) designed vessel. The vessel measures 58.7M in length, with a moulded breadth of 14.6M, and a moulded depth of 5.5M. The maximum draught is 4.75 M. The vessel can carry 42 men, 475 M3 of fuel oil, 230 M3 of fresh water, 187M3 of dry bulk, and 250 M3 of mud. Equipped with a 150-tonne line pull winch, YX3159 can achieve the bollard pull of 65T. YX3159 can also achieve a speed of 13.5 knots.