Sea Bison is a Multi-Purpose vessel, specially designed to work in shallow as well as in deeper waters with an unrestricted sailing area. The Sea Bison has a bollard pull of 27.6 tonnes, an operating draft of 2.60 meters and an increased stability for diverse worldwide operations. Classed by Bureau Veritas with an unrestricted sailing area and Ice Class 1D notation.

The Sea Bison is equipped with a heavily strengthened square push bow, a heavy Heila deck crane, a towing- and anchor handling winch and a spacious aft deck. The work deck of the Sea Bison is equipped with towing pins, a chain stopper and a 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. The Sea Bison is manned with an experienced crew and equipped with the right quality gear for each job. Accommodation on board is provided for five persons.

With its multi-purpose design, the Sea Bison 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, buoy and anchor handling, pipe and cable laying, deck and/or cargo transportation and pollution control in both inland and coastal waters

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Type Multipurpose vessel
Classification Bureau Veritas Hull • Mach • / Unrestricted Navigation / AUT-UMS (SS) - Ice Class 1D
IMO number 9345518
Year built 2006 - IHC Holland B.V., NL
Flag Dutch
Port of registry Vlissingen
Call sign PHFX
MMSI 246528000
Length overall 25,80 m
Breath overall 10,00 m
Minimum draft 2,50 m
Operational Draft 2,60 m
Maximum draft 2,72 m
Minimum air draft 9,10 m
Maximum air draft 26,33 m
Gross tonnage 23 t
Net tonnage 69 t
Typel Heila HLRM 140-3S
Capacity 10,00 t @ 12,30 m
Fuel oil 68,0 m³
Fresh water 37,2 m³
Lubricating oil 2,4 m³
Hydraulic oil 0,0 m³
Dirty oil 3 m³
Sewage 2,6 m³
Bilge water 2,4 m³
Main engines 2x CAT 3508 B
Total power 1.492 kW / 2028 bhp
Propulsion 2x Solid screw propeller Ord5, 295 rpm
Bowthruster Veth Jet 150 kW
Main generator sets 2X CAT 3056T
Fuel oil transfer pump 12 m³/h
Fresh water transfer pump 12 m³/h
Fresh water maker N
Air compressor Atlas Copco: GA5FF-8.5 EUR 400 50 FM CE
Powerpack N/A
Free deckspace 52,0 m²
Deck strength 5,0 t/m²
Towing winch Kraaijeveld 50 t / 70 t (pull/hold) 700 m x 38 mm
Anchor Handling Winch 50 t / 70 t (pull/hold) 200 m x 44 mm
Tugger winch N/A
Towing pins Shark Jaw Fork SWL 50 t
Pushbow Full length rubber fendered
Stern roller SWL 100t
Bollard pull 27,6 t
Maximum speed 10,50
Economic speed 8,00
Horsepower 2028
Persons 6
Single cabin 2
Double cabin 2
Air conditioned Yes

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


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

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