Feature and Description

  • Name: Hercules III
  • Flag: Singapore
  • Port of Registration: Singapore
  • Callsign: 9V2514
  • Built: Keppel Nantong
  • Class: ABS A1, + AMS – Heavy Lift Vessel

Principal dimensions

  • Length: 106.42 m
  • Breadth (moulded): 52.00 m
  • Depth (moulded): 10.00 m
  • Displacement: 26,456 T (even keel @ 5.50 m)
  • Gross Tonnage: 16805 T
  • Nett Tonnage: 5041 T
  • Speed: 7 knots (4 x each about 2000 kW)
  • Deck loading: 20 mt/m2
  • Fuel bunker capacity: 2,021 m3
  • Fresh water capacity: 474 m3
  • Ballast water capacity: 14438 m3

A-frame working position

For creating more deck space for cargo on the main deck, the A-frame of the sheerleg can be skidded along fixed tracks into three working positions and one position for sea transport:

  • Position 1: Located at 7200 mm from aft end of vessel
  • Position 2: Located at 19200 mm from aft end of vessel
  • Position 3: Located at 36000 mm from aft end of vessel
  • Position 4 (sea transport): Located at 81600 mm from aft end of vessel

Generators

  • Main generator 4 units diesel engine driven generators of output capacity 4364 kW
  • Emergency / Auxiliary generator 1 unit diesel engine driven generator of output capacity 750 kW
  • Mooring winches 8 point mooring 60T cap. 1200 m of 46 mm dia. wire rope

Winches

  • Luffing: 2 units luffing winches providing maximum luffing speed of 1.00m/min at full load
  • Main hoist: 4 units main hoisting winches for A-frame and 2 units for Jib, each capable of hoisting speeds 2m/min at full load of 1250MT and 5m/min at light/no load
  • Jib adjustment: 2 units jib adjustment winches, mounted on the A-frame, for adjustment of the Jib without load from 00 to 400 in respect to the A-frame.
  • 20 MT aux. hoist: 2 units aux. hoisting winches for A-frame and 1 unit for Jib each capable of hoisting speeds of 10m/min at full load of 20 MT
  • Cargo handling: 2 units cargo winches capable of pulling 20 MT at 10m/min
  • Class anchor 2 unit class anchor winch for handling the 6975 kg HHP bow anchor via 76 mm grade 3 anchor chain
  • Accommodation 45 persons