Shoalbuster 2308 - Sea Echo

Sea Echo is a Shoalbuster 2308, specially designed to work in shallow as well as in deeper waters. The Sea Echo 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 Sea Echo 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 Sea Echo is manned with an experienced crew and equipped with the right quality gear for each job. The Sea Echo 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 Echo 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 Tug Coastal area extended to 30 nm
IMO number 9444663
Year built 2007 - Damen Hardinxveld, NL
Flag Dutch
Port of registry Vlissingen
Call sign PHLP
MMSI 244905000
Length overall 23,35 m
Breath overall 8,00 m
Minimum draft 1,90 m
Operational Draft 2,00 m
Maximum draft 2,20 m
Minimum air draft 6,60 m
Maximum air draft 13,50 m
Gross tonnage 123 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 1,9 m³
Hydraulic oil 0,9 m³
Dirty oil 3,5 m³
Sewage 1,9 m³
Bilge water 0,9 m³
Main engines 2x CAT 3412 DTTA
Total power 1.264 kW / 1696 bhp
Propulsion 2x Promarin fixed pitch propeller
Bowthruster 120 bhp, hydraulic driven
Main generator sets 2x CAT 3054
Fuel oil transfer pump 20 m³/h @ 1.5 bar
Fresh water transfer pump 25 m³/h @ 1.5 bar
Fresh water maker N/A
Air compressor ABAC B5900
Powerpack 1x CAT C9
Free deckspace 45,0 m²
Deck strength 5,0 t/m m²
Towing winch Ridderinkhof TW-H-300-07-8760 30t / 40t (pull/hold) 600m x 28mm
Anchor Handling Winch 30t / 40t (pull/hold) 300m 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 1696
Persons 5
Single cabin 3
Double cabin 1
Air conditioned Yes


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

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