Fleet Details


"TAIKOO" --- September 2011
"WHAMPOA" --- November 2011
Builder --- Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd., Hong Kong
Designer: --- Robert Allan Ltd., Canada
CLASSIFICATION: Lloyd's Register 100A1 Tug LMC Unrestricted Service
FLAG: Hong Kong
"TAIKOO" HK - 3040
"WHAMPOA" HK – 3041
I.M.O. NO.:
"TAIKOO" 9600504
"WHAMPOA" 9600516
Length, overall: 30.00 m
Beam, moulded: 11.60 m
Depth, moulded: 5.38 m 
Draft, maximum: 5.64 m
GRT: 481 T
NRT: 144 T

Main Engines:
2 x Niigata 6L28HX, total 5000 BHP at 750 rpm, driving fixed pitch Kaplan propellers in 360o azimuthing Niigata ZP-41 Z-drive units. Continuously rated dual modulation slipping clutch. Z-pellers operated independently, or combined via joystick control.

2 x 80 KW (100kVA) 380V, 50 Hz, alternators driven by Yanmar 6HAL2-N diesel engines.

All exhausts fitted with sparkles silencers.

SPEED AND CONSUMPTIONS: Service speed: 13.05 kts at 100% MCR
Consumption: 12.90 tonnes/day at 100% MCR
Economic speed: 10.90 kts at 50% MCR
Consumption: 4.30 tonnes/day at 50% MCR

Bollard Pull:
Steady Bollard Pull at 100% MCR 74.5T
Maximum Bollard Pull at 100% MCR 77.1T
Bollard Pull certified by Lloyd's Register

Aft Towing Winch:
MacGREGOR Plimsoll Hydraulic winch. Single drum 20/5T x 10/30 m/min. Brake capacity 150T. Fitted with 900m x 46 mm diameter steel wire rope. Automatic spooling gear fitted. Operation at winch side and remote at wheelhouse aft console.

Forward Towing Winch:
MacGREGOR Plimsoll Hydraulic Anchor Windlass / Escort Towing Winch. 65/30/4T x 5/10/65 m/min. Brake capacity 150T. Operation at winch side and wheelhouse forward console. Capacity 120m of 100mm diameter tow rope.

Tugger Winch:
MacGREGOR Plimsoll Hydraulic winch. 2T x 15 m/min. Fitted with 70m x 16 mm diameter steel wire.

Hydraulic Power Pack:
Hydraulic pumps driven through a clutch by the port main engine.


Clear Deck Space:
36 m2

166.90 m3 (100%) 
160.26 m3 (96%)

Potable Water:
30 m3

40.5 m3 (Fresh Water)

Refrigerated Storage:
Freezer 450 litres
Cooler 450 litres
Plus domestic fridge/freezer in the galley.


2 x MacGREGOR Plimsoll Hydraulic 6T at 10 m/min windlasses with 2 x 495kg AC 14 anchors. 22mm diameter anchor chain totaling 302.5m (27.5m/length x 11 lengths).

Deck Crane:
Palifinger hydraulic knuckle boom type marine crane, SWL 2.7T at 9.9m. radius.

ACCOMMODATION: Officers: 2 x 2 berths 
Crew: 2 x 2 berths
1 x 4 berth
Total: 12 berths
All accommodation fully air-conditioned, including Engine Control Room and Wheelhouse.

Furuno FAR-2117BB 96nm gyro stabilised with electronic plotting and daylight viewing.

Echo Sounder:
Furuno FE-700 colour video display on forward console

Gyro/Auto Pilot:
Digital Gyro Raytheon STD22

Magnetic Compass:
Saura MR-150A

GMDSS Communications:
Furuno Area A3 compact GMDSS station comprising FM-8800S VHF/DSC, FS-1570 MF/HF Radiotelephone, Felcom 15 Inmarsat-C
One IB-583 NBDP Terminal

VHF Radio:
Furuno FM-8800S fitted in forward and aft consoles

Weather Fax:
Furuno FAX-408

Speed Log:
Ben Anthena Blind

GPS Navigator:
Furuno GP-32

McMurdo 406MHz EPIRB E5 SARSAT Type

Samyung SI-30

Raymarine ST-60

Navtex Receiver:
Furuno NX-700A

PA System:
UNI-PEX type TT-30



Fire Fighting:
Centrifugal pump driven through a clutch by the starboard main engine. Capacity 1200m3/hr. 2 x remote or locally controlled water / foam fire monitors each rated 600m3/hr. One air foam tank 5.7m3.

CO2 Smothering:
Unitor CO2 extinguishing system for engine room.

Fire Detection:
Unitor fire detection unit with ionization and thermal detectors plus manual alarms throughout engine room and accommodation.

Portable Radios:
4 VHF portable radios

Radar Transponders:
AIS SART Search and Rescue Transponder


Tin-free antifouling paint on hull.

All tanks epoxy coated (except fuel / L.O. tanks).

Fresh water reverse-osmosis unit with 5m3/day capacity.

Welding and burning equipment installed.

Double heavy duty cylindrical rubber bow fendering. Hollow square fendering fitted on the side and “W” block fendering fitted at stern.

Meters for vessel fuel consumption.

Ship to ship power supply AC380V 50Hz 150A.

Vessel controlled from either of two consoles located forward and aft in wheelhouse.

Two 3000W searchlights on wheelhouse top with remote control from wheelhouse consoles.

The vessel is provided with a selection of salvage equipment, including diving gear and portable pumps.

A wide range of towing gear is carried.


"TAIKOO" --- September 2011
"WHAMPOA" --- November 2011