Rosetti Marino SpA of Ravenna has delivered to Fratelli D’Amato SpA of Naples the new Platform Supply Vessel “FD UNBEATABLE”, the newest arrival presented by the Ravenna shipbuilder headed by Medardo Ranieri, built for the Shipping Company owned by Mr. Luigi D’Amato.
Over 7 metres longer than its previous eight “sisters”, the specifications for the DP2 UNBEATABLE are: length 82 m; beam 16 m; deadweight 3400t; propulsion 2 variable pitch propellers, each approximately 3 metres in diameter and set at the end of shafts driven by 2 General Electric type 16V 228 diesel engines, rated 2.790 kW@955 rpm. Main generating sets: 2 x 296kWe 60Hz with DEUTZ engine of type BF6M1015MC and one emergency-harbour generating set: 1 x 120kWe 60Hz with DEUTZ diesel engine of type BF6M1013MC. The complete engines are supplied and installed by the well-known Italian engine distributor IML motori s.p.a. (Industrie Meccaniche Lombarde).
Max speed is around 14.0 knots, range... [More]
Construction of the fourth FREMM European multimission frigate has begun at Fincantieri's shipyard in Riva Trigoso, Sestri Levante, Italy. The Italian Navy plan ten ships built by Fincantieri: the French Navy plan to take a total of eleven ships, to be built by DCNS at Brest and at Toulon. The Moroccan Navy has ordered one frigate from DCNS for delivery in 2013 and the Greek Navy has expressed interest for four FREMMs with an option for two more. The ship length is 113 m, beam 19 m and displacement 5,600 tonnes and uses a CODLAG propulsion arrangement. Under diesel electric power the maximum speed is 15 kn and when combined with the gas turbine 28 kn. [More]
Tags: FREMM, Fincantieri, DCNS, Italian Navy, French Navy, Moroccan Navy, Greek Navy, CODLAG, Avio, General Electric, LM2500+G4, Isotta Fraschini, MTU, Renk