Sea Alfa is a Shoalbuster 3009, specially designed to work in shallow as well as in deeper waters, classed by Bureau Veritas with an unrestricted sailing area. The Sea Alfa has a bollard pull of 50 tonnes, an operating draft of 3.00 meters which can be reduced to a minimum operation draft of: 2.8 meters and an increased stability. This in combination with a large capacity of fuel oil and fresh water makes a Shoalbuster perfect for diverse worldwide operations.

With its multi-purpose design, the Sea Alfa 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 Sea Alfa is manned with an experienced crew and equipped with the right quality gear for each job. The Sea Alfa is equipped with a heavy Heila deck crane, a towing- and anchor handling winch and a spacious aft deck. The work deck of the Sea Alfa 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 3009
Classification Bureau Veritas • Hull • Mach • / Unrestricted Navigation / AUT-UMS (SS)
IMO number 9466271
Year built 2008 - Damen Hardinxveld, NL
Flag Dutch
Port of registry Vlissingen
Call sign PHSA
MMSI 245168000
Length overall 30,08 m
Breath overall 9,10 m
Minimum draft 2,90 m
Operational Draft 3,00 m
Maximum draft 3,20 m
Minimum air draft 10,30 m
Maximum air draft 16,00 m
Gross tonnage 309 t
Net tonnage 92 t
Typel Heila HLRM 140-4SL
Capacity 5,30 t @ 18,03 m
Fuel oil 174,9 m³
Fresh water 40,9 m³
Lubricating oil 7,3 m³
Hydraulic oil 3,1 m³
Dirty oil 4,3 m³
Sewage 3,3 m³
Bilge water 4,3 m³
Main engines 2x CAT 3512 BTA
Total power 2.462 kW / 3300 bhp
Propulsion 2x Promarine fixed pitch propellor
Bowthruster 250 bhp, hydraulic driven
Main generator sets 2x John Deere 6068 T
Fuel oil transfer pump 50m³ /h @ 4.8 bar
Fresh water transfer pump 50m³ /h @ 4.8 bar
Fresh water maker HEM 6 m³/24h
Air compressor ABAC B5900
Powerpack 1x CAT C18 TA
Free deckspace 60,0 m²
Deck strength 5,0 t/m m²
Towing winch Ridderinkhof Waterfall 50 t / 100 t (pull/hold) 750 m x 44 mm
Anchor Handling Winch 100 t / 100 t (pull/hold) 600 m x 40 mm
Tugger winch 8 t
Towing pins 3-in row SWL 100 t
Pushbow Full length rubber fendered
Stern roller SWL 50t
Bollard pull 50 t
Maximum speed 11,00
Economic speed 9,00
Horsepower 3300
Persons 7
Single cabin 3
Double cabin 2
Air conditioned Yes


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

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