UZMAR Shipyard signed contract for a multipurpose towage and oil spill recovery vessel for Kuwait Oil Company in March 2019. The 60 meters RAmpage 6000 named “KOC AL ZOUR” will be the largest Robert Allan design ever built in Turkiye. She is designed and constructed as a modern double Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD).
The Vessel is completely outfitted and equipped to undertake operations such as oil spill response duties, oil spill containment and recovery, area surveillance, offshore firefighting, back flush capabilities, logistics supply duties, towing services, other offshore services and rescue operation and other related duties in the area around state of Kuwait and international waters.
KOC AL ZOUR has Dynamic Positioning (DP) capability and also equipped with an efficient oil recovery, storage and transfer of recovered oil to barges and / or shore facilities.
She is suitable for a variety of duties such as when not employed in oil recovery it can be put to work as an Offshore Support Ship.
The vessel is also designed to be on stand-by at sea for long periods of time. The hull shape and the optimized location of the anti-roll tanks ensure that the best possible sea-keeping behavior is achieved at all times.
Other than being “The Largest Robert Allan Design ever to be built in Turkey”, RAmpage 6000 “Multipurpose Oil Spill Recovery and Offshore Support Vessel” KOC AL ZOUR also carries the distinction of being “The first production of RAmpage Series with 60 meters LOA in the world”. Moreover she is the most capable and equipped oil spill recovery vessel Kuwait Oil Company has ever invested in.
KOC AL ZOUR’s steel cutting ceremony was held on September 2nd 2019 and she is launched on August 20th 2020. She will start operating in the beginning of 2021.
Kuwait Oil Company officials also look forward for her to start executing her duties at the Gulf Area; preserving and recovery of oil spill, field surveillance, fire-fighting, logistics supply duties, towing services, other offshore services, rescue operations and other related missions.
She will be Classed and Registered as: [Lloyd’s Register] ✠100 A1 Oil Recovery, Offshore Supply Ship, Fire – Fighting Ship 1 (2400 m3/h) with water spray, DP (AM), ✠LMC, UMS
Dimensions & Capacities
LOA: 60 meters
B: 14 meters
Recovered Oil Tank: 750 m3
Skimmer: 250 m3/h with own telescopic crane
1x Skimmer head for low-viscous oil
1x Skimmer head for high-viscous oil
Dispersant: 2x Spray booms each fitted 9 pcs nozzles (125 l/min)
Main Engine: Yanmar 2 x 1620 kW
Generator Set: Yanmar 3 x 750 ekW
Bollard Pull: 30 tonnes
Speed: 13 Knots
Accommodation: Up to 20 persons