Sea Charlie is a Shoalbuster 2609, specially designed to work in shallow as well as in deeper waters with an unrestricted sailing area. The Sea Charlie has a bollard pull of 25.7 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 Sea Charlie 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 Charlie is manned with an experienced crew and equipped with the right quality gear for each job. The Sea Charlie 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 Charlie 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 2609
Classification Bureau Veritas • Hull • Mach • / Unrestricted Navigation / AUT-UMS (SS)
IMO number 9475923
Year built 2008 - Damen Hardinxveld, NL
Flag Dutch
Port of registry Vlissingen
Call sign PHSC
MMSI 244177000
Length overall 26,02 m
Breath overall 9,32 m
Minimum draft 2,35 m
Operational Draft 2,60 m
Maximum draft 3,21 m
Minimum air draft 8,00 m
Maximum air draft 15,30 m
Gross tonnage 212 t
Net tonnage 63 t
Typel Heila HLRM 0140-4SL
Capacity 5,30 t @ 18,03 m
Fuel oil 126,0 m³
Fresh water 30,3 m³
Lubricating oil 1,7 m³
Hydraulic oil 1,7 m³
Dirty oil 3,8 m³
Sewage 6,7 m³
Bilge water 3,8 m³
Main engines 2x CAT 3508 BTA
Total power 1.640 kW / 2228 bhp
Propulsion 2x Solid screw propeller Inox4, 295 rpm
Bowthruster 200 bhp, hydraulic driven
Main generator sets 2x CAT C4.4 TA
Fuel oil transfer pump 32 m³/h @ 1.5 bar
Fresh water transfer pump 32 m³/h @ 1.5 bar
Fresh water maker HEM 25/1300 Max output 3.2 ltr/min
Air compressor ABAC B5900
Powerpack 1x CAT C9 TA
Free deckspace 50,0 m²
Deck strength 5,0 t/m²
Towing winch Ridderinkhof AHW-H-400 40 t / 50 t (pull/hold) 600 m x 36 mm
Anchor Handling Winch 40 t / 50 t (pull/hold) 300 m x 36 mm
Tugger winch Brevini 8 t
Towing pins 3-in row SWL 75 t
Pushbow Full length rubber fendered
Stern roller SWL 50t
Bollard pull 25,7 t
Maximum speed 11,00
Economic speed 8,00
Horsepower 2228
Persons 6
Single cabin 4
Double cabin 1
Air conditioned Yes


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

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