MTS Valiant is a Shoalbuster 2709, specially designed to work in shallow as well as in deeper waters with an unrestricted sailing area. The MTS Valiant has a bollard pull of 40 tonnes, an operating draft of 2.60 meters and an increased stability with the combination of a large capacity of fuel oil and fresh water, perfect for diverse worldwide operations.

With its multi-purpose design, the MTS Valiant can be used for a wide-ranging scope of work, covering, but not limited to, towing (single and double), pushing, dredging support, salvage assistance, wreck removal, harbor maintenance, harbor towage, escorting, buoy and anchor handling, anchor recovery, pipe and cable laying, deck and/or cargo transportation and pollution control in both inland and coastal waters.

The MTS Valiant is manned with an experienced crew and equipped with the right quality gear for each job. The MTS Valiant is equipped with a heavy Heila deck crane, a towing- and anchor handling winch and a spacious aft deck. The work deck of the MTS Valiant is equipped with towing pins, a karm fork and a wide stern roller. All to ensure the safety of the operations, whether towing or while performing anchor handling activities. Our vessels have a safe working environment for our crew.

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Type Shoalbuster 2709
Classification Bureau Veritas • Hull • Mach • / Unrestricted Navigation / AUT-UMS (SS)
IMO number 9476044
Year built 2008 - Damen Shipyard, NL
Flag Dutch
Port of registry Vlissingen
Call sign PDQG
MMSI 246304000
Length overall 27,02 m
Breath overall 9,65 m
Minimum draft 2,20 m
Operational Draft 2,60 m
Maximum draft 2,85 m
Minimum air draft 9,30 m
Maximum air draft 16,00 m
Gross tonnage 221 t
Net tonnage 66 t
Typel Heila HLRM 140-3SL
Capacity 8,00 T @ 14,04 m
Fuel oil 121,60 m³
Fresh water 30,10 m³
Lubricating oil 3,90 m³
Hydraulic oil 1,50 m³
Dirty oil 4,30 m³
Sewage 2,20 m³
Bilge water 4,30 m³
Main engines 2 x CAT Type 3512B TTA
Total power 2.238 kW / 3040 bhp
Propulsion 2x Promarine fixed pitch propeller
Bowthruster 200 bhp, hydraulic driven
Main generator sets 2x Caterpiller C4.4 TA
Fuel oil transfer pump 32 m³/h @ 1.5 bar AKHA 5101
Fresh water transfer pump 32 m³/h @ 1.5 bar AKHA 5101
Fresh water maker N/A
Air compressor 1x ABAC Pro B 19m³/h 11 bar
Powerpack 1x CAT C9 TA
Free deckspace 52,0 m²
Deck strength 5,0 t/m²
Towing winch Ridderinkhof 40 t / 50 t (pull/hold) 750 m x 44 mm
Anchor Handling Winch 40t / 50t (pull/hold) 600 m x 42 mm
Tugger winch Promac 12 t
Towing pins WK-Hydraulics SWL 50 t
Pushbow Full length rubber fendered
Stern roller SWL 100t
Bollard pull 40 t
Maximum speed 12,00
Economic speed 8,00
Horsepower 3040
Persons 7
Single cabin 3
Double cabin 2
Air conditioned Yes

The information is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to changes.


The MTS Valiant has a proven track record and has worked all over the world in areas with limited maneuverability. Contact our Commercial Department for any additional information you might need. MTS Valiant is ready to support your project anywhere in the world in a diverse working environment.

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