Shoalbuster 2308 - MTS Valour

MTS Valour is a Shoalbuster 2308, specially designed to work in shallow as well as in deeper waters. The MTS Valour has a bollard pull of 23.9 tonnes, an operating draft of 2.00 meters and an increased stability for diverse worldwide operations.

With its multi-purpose design, the MTS Valour is perfect 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 Valour is manned with an experienced crew and equipped with the right quality gear for each job. The MTS Valour 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 Valour is equipped with towing pins, a chain stopper 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 2308
Classification Bureau Veritas I Hull • Mach and MCA Cat 1-150 NM
IMO number 9407299
Year built 2006 - Damen Hardinxveld, NL
Flag Bristish / MCA
Port of registry Falmouth
Call sign MPVV8
MMSI 235040596
Length overall 23,35 m
Breath overall 8,65 m
Minimum draft 2,20 m
Operational Draft 2,30 m
Maximum draft 2,60 m
Minimum air draft 7,50 m
Maximum air draft 12 m
Gross tonnage 126 t
Net tonnage 37 t
Typel Heila HLRM 80 ton-3SL
Capacity 5,30 t @ 12,05 m
Fuel oil 45,5 m³
Fresh water 13,9 m³
Lubricating oil 1,3 m³
Hydraulic oil 0,9 m³
Dirty oil 3,5 m³
Sewage 1,9 m³
Bilge water 0,9 m³
Main engines 2x CAT 3412D B TTA
Total power 1.284 kW / 1720 bhp
Propulsion 2x Promarin fixed pitch propeller
Bowthruster 120 bhp, hydraulic driven
Main generator sets 1 x John Deere 4045DF 44Kw
Fuel oil transfer pump N/A
Fresh water transfer pump 25 m³/h @ 1.5 bar
Fresh water maker N/A
Air compressor N/A
Powerpack 1x CAT C9
Free deckspace 45,0 m²
Deck strength 1,5 t/m m²
Towing winch Ridderinkhof TW-H-300-07-8760 30t / 40t (pull/hold) 550m x 34mm
Anchor Handling Winch 30t / 40t (pull/hold) 550m x 32mm
Tugger winch Brevini 8t
Towing pins 3-in row SWL 40t
Pushbow Full length rubber fendered
Stern roller SWL 40t
Bollard pull 23,9 t
Maximum speed 10,50
Economic speed 7,00
Horsepower 1720
Persons 5
Single cabin 3
Double cabin 1
Air conditioned Yes


The MTS Valour 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 Valour is ready to support your project anywhere in the world in a diverse working environment.

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