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At 84m long with a service speed of 13 knots, she is fitted to the highest and most modern technical standards.

THV Galatea is a state of the art vessel enhanced by many additional features including DPAA dynamic positioning, a range of high specification survey equipment, a 30 tonne lift crane, a 1.2m² moon pool, a large working deck with the facility to lock containers on deck with plug in to 230v or 400v supply, a helicopter-landing pad and a high-speed workboat.

Available 24/7 with accommodation for an additional 40 people, THV Galatea can be utilised for a wide range of projects at very competitive rates including:

  • hydrographic surveys including bathymetry, side scan, sonar and wreck investigations
  • aids to navigation deployment, maintenance, repair and examination
  • research platforms for deployment and recovery of scientific equipment
  • sampling projects
  • marine hazard search and marking
  • lifting, towing and accurate positioning of marine equipment
  • recovery and re-establishment of off-station aids to navigation
  • sea trials of electronic and specialty equipment
  • helicopter support
  • safety boat assignments
  • guard duties for cable and pipe laying projects


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Trinity House’s Multifunctional Tender (MFT), GALATEA, has been designed with buoy handling, wreck marking, towing and multibeam and side scan Hydrographic surveying capability. With DP2, high specification survey equipment, a 30t lift crane, a 1.2m² moon pool, a large working deck with the facility to lock containers on deck and 230v or 400v plug-in supply, a helicopter-landing pad and a high speed workboat.

GALATEA is available 24/7 for a wide range of projects at very competitive rates.


Build Standard

  • Lloyds Register @ 100 A1 @ LMC UMS MCM EP LA CAC DPAA IMO CLASS II (Lloyds Machinery Certificate
  • Unmanned Machinery Space Certificate
  • Machinery Condition Maintenance
  • Lloyds Environmental Protection
  • Lifting Appliance and Crew Accommodation Comfort Standard)
  • Complies with requirements for UK MCA Class VII vessel.
  • GMDSS sea area A2

Specification

Port of Registry - London
Year Built - 2007
Call Sign - MRDQ7

Length Overall - 84.2m
Breadth Moulded - 16.5m
Depth Moulded - 7.2m
Draft - 4.3m
Air Draft - 30.0 m

Service Speed - 12.0 Kts
Fuel Consumption at Service Speed - 670 ltrs/hr

Bunker Capacity - 296t
Potable FW - 170t
Technical FW - 144t
Jet A1 Fuel Capacity - 6,000ltrs

Endurance - 35 days

Intering Stabilizer System
Anti-Heeling System

Bollard Pull - 33t

Propulsion - machinery

3 x Wartsila 8L20 @ 1710 kVA
2 x Wartsila 4L20 @ 860 kVA
Stern Azimuths - 2 x Rolls Royce 1500 kW
Bow Thrusters - 2 x Rolls Royce 750 kW

Dynamic positioning system

Kongsberg SDP22 (IMO DP Class II)

Workboats

30 kts Pacific 28 with cabin for 6 pax.
Steel Workboat - 9m heavy duty

Cranes

Liebherr Crane - 30t @ 22m (offshore)
Palfinger Crane knuckle boom - 1.6t @ 18.0m (offshore)
Stores Crane x 2 - 1.45t @ 10.0m (offshore)

Capstans and winches

2 x 15t max pull - chain to 44mm
Towing Winch 40t max pull
Tugger Winches x 2 - 5t max pull
Karm forks x 2

Deck facilities

Main Deck Area - 550m²
ISO 20’ and ISO 10’ Container Lock Down matrix
Electrical Power - AC 50Hz 220V; 400V Supplies
Pressure Wash - 350bar/5000psi
Moon Pool - 1.2m²
Tween Deck - Storage & workshops
Hold - Storage & load handling

Accommodation

Single Cabins - 22
Twin Cabins - 9
Office - 1
Conference Room - 1
Mess Room - 1
Recreation /TV Rooms - 3
Changing Room - 1
Workshop - 2
Gym - 1

Flight deck

Helicopter Deck - ‘D’ Value 13.0m
Refuelling Facility

Hydrographic survey

Kongsberg Simrad EM 3002D
Multi beam E/S
Kongsberg Simrad EA 400 E/S
PosMV Positioning
Simrad SEN-218377 SVP
Kongsberg TD304 Tide Gauge
Simrad SL 30/35 Sonar
Simrad GeoAcoustics Side Scan

Communication

GMDS Area 2
Satcoms - Sat-C H2095C High Speed Data/Voice
Iridium - Sailor ST4110 Voice
MF/HF SSB - Sailor HC4500 R/T DSC
MF/HF SSB - R/T DSC
Weather - FAX 207 Facsimile
Navtex Rx - McMurdo ICS NAV5plus
VHF R/T DSC - Sailor RT4722
Internet access - all cabins

Navigation equipment

ECDIS/NAV - F/AIS-R4
Radars - Decca Bridge Master x 2
Dual-Axis - SRD500 Speed Log
DGPS - 2 x MX Marine MX 420/8
Gyro Compass - 3 x Navigat 2100 Fibre Optic
TMC Magnetic - Navipol 1 Compass
Auto Pilot - NaviPilot 4000 Digital Adaptive Autopilot
Echo Sounder - ES 5100-01



Download the full specification of THV Galatea [PDF]


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