M/V Brazos
Class 230 lift boat


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Main Characteristics
Length Overall 145ft
Overall Beam 100ft
Design Draft 9.5ft (based upon deck load)
Depth (Barge only) 13ft
Open Deck Space 6,000 sq ft
Fuel Capacity 52,800 gal
Potable Water 41,600 gal
Gross Tonnage Under 200 GRT
Max Deck Cargo 800,000 lbs
Flag United States
Load Line Lloyds
Builder SEMCO; Lafitte, Louisiana
Max Working Depth 170ft
Max Height of Deck 205ft (Above mud line)
Max Sea Conditions 4ft(Hard bottom)/5ft(Soft bottom)
Number 3
Length 230ft
Diameter 7ft 6in
Wall Thickness 1.125 in to 1.375 in (Varies by location)
Length 40ft
Width 23ft
Depth 4ft
Cranes (API 2C Certified)
Main Capacity- 200 tons
Boom Length- 120ft
Engine- CAT C27 ACERT Tier 2
Auxiliary Capacity- 80 tons (Telescopic)
Boom Length- 100ft/58ft
Engine- CAT C12 ACERT Tier 2
2nd Auxiliary Capacity- 20 tons
Boom Length- 60ft
Engine- CAT C12 ACERT Tier 2
Main Engines (2) CAT C32 ACERT Tier2
Shaft Horsepower 1000HP (Kort hozzle)
Bow Thrusters 250HP (Tunnel)
Estimated Speed 6 knots
Welding Machines (4) 450 AMP
Air Compressors (1) 350 CFM
Engines (2) CAT C6.6 ACERT Tier3
Generators (2) 158 EKW
Navigation/Communication Equipment
Navigation Electronic Bridge Navigation System
Communications Data Technology Solutions (phone, fax, internet, email)
Radios Multichannel VHF Marine Radio; SSB
Positioning GPS System; AIS
Radar Furuno System
Depth Fathometer
Weather Weather Receiver; Anemometer
Berths Total 47 (11 crew / 36 PAC's)
Climate (5) Central A/C and Heating Units
Lounge Large Flat Screen - Satellite TV; Stereo; Internet; Phone
Lavatory Facilities (6)
Galley (24) Seats; Provision Room, Stores and Mess
Laundry (2) Washers and Dryers (each)
Workshop (1)
Special Features
VIP Stateroom VIP Office
Lounge Training /Lounge Room