Friday, January 16, 2015

Iranian Coast Guard rescue vessel at Bushehr Island

Above: Imagery captured by Tasnim News Agency photographer of Iranian Coast Guard rescue vessel near Bushehr Island in the Persian Gulf, during IRI President Rouhani's inspection of the Bushehr Island Waterfront project on 14JAN15. [click HERE]

Vessel marked NEJAT 2 ("RESCUE 2") appears to be one in a series of NAJI ("SAVIOR") high speed light craft patrol type constructed at Norway's Båtservice Mandal AS, as delivered to Port and Shipping Organization, Iran (PSO).

NAJI 9 (MMSI: 422315000) known to operate in region of Bushehr at Khark during past 30 days. [click HERE]

NAJI series vessels powered by two MTU 12V2000 M90 diesel engines of 1007 kW from Bertel O. Steen Teknikk. Engines drive two water jets of Hamilton Jet type HM 521 via ZF reduction gears. Vessels capable of a maximum speed of 40 knots, with given service speed indicated as 30 knots.

Equipment on these rescue crafts include Hydromega delivery of rescue net with crane, with liferaft for 20 persons supplied by Viking-Life.

Electronic equipment include Furuno FR-1510 Mk3 radar, JRC FF 501 echo sounder, Simrad AP50 auto pilot, Furuno GP-90 GPS, Furuno FC-50 navigator, GMDSS A2 Furuno FS-1570 radio station, two Sailor RT 4822 VHFs, Thrane Fleet 55 Satcom, Taiyo TDL 1550 VHF direction finder and Phontech intercom-system.

Length o.a. excl. fender: 19.60 m
Breadth mld.: 4.60 m
Depth mld.: 2.85 m
Fuel oil capacity: 5000 l
Fresh water capacity: 500 l

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