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MERMAID MARINE AUSTRALIA

Started in 1982 with a single vessel, Mermaid Marine Australia Ltd (MMA) has grown substantially since listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1999, to become Australia's largest marine service provider to the offshore oil and gas industry. The company operates supply bases in Dampier and Broome and a range of modern offshore vessels from 20m to 70m. Mermaid Marine is the parent company of Mermaid Marine Asia, based in Singapore. (Information supplied by MMA).

 

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CONSTRUCTION AND OTHER VESSELS
PLATFORM SHIPS

DISPOSALS 

 

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ANCHOR-HANDLERS

  TYPE: NAME: MERMAID COVE   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 52 m Engines - Workdrum pull -
Breadth - BHP 5400 Capacity 1 -
DWT - kW 3970 Capacity 2 -
Deck area - For'd Thruster - Towdrum pull -
Fuel - Az Thruster - Capacity 1 -
Pot water - Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud - Bollard pull 70 t Sharks Jaw -
Brine - DPII Yes Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2013 Shipyard - Berths 22
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Guardian   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 40.0 m Engines 2 x Cat 3516B Workdrum pull 50 t
Breadth 12.0 m BHP 4000 Capacity 1 1000m x 42mm
DWT - kW 2940 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 175 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 300 bhp Towdrum pull 50 t
Fuel 295 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1000M X 42MM
Pot water 170 m3 Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud - Bollard pull 55 t Sharks Jaw Plimsol
Brine - DP - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2005 Shipyard Lingshan Berths 20
Previous names Swissco Samson
Comments -

 

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Provider   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 45.0 m Engines 2 x Yanmar Workdrum pull 40 t
Breadth 13.0 m BHP 4000 Capacity 1 1000m x 42mm
DWT - kW 2940 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 196 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 500 bhp Towdrum pull 40 t
Fuel 460 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1000m x 42mm
Pot water 224 m3 Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud - Bollard pull 55 t Sharks Jaw Ulstein
Brine - DP - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick Yes Tank cleaning -
Year built 1999 Shipyard Nam Cheong Berths 24
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Sentinal   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 40.0 m Engines 2 x Cat 3516B Workdrum pull 50 t
Breadth 12.0 m BHP 4000 Capacity 1 1000m x 42mm
DWT - kW 2940 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 175 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 300 bhp Towdrum pull 50 t
Fuel 295 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1000M X 42MM
Pot water 170 m3 Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud - Bollard pull 55 t Sharks Jaw Plimsol
Brine - DP - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2006 Shipyard Lingshan Berths 20
Previous names Swissco Sentinal
Comments -

 

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Sound   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 49.0 m Engines 3 x Cat 3526B Workdrum pull 40 t
Breadth 13.4 m BHP 4280 Capacity 1 1000m x 52mm
DWT - kW 3150 Capacity 2 1000m x 52mm
Deck area 170 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 550 kW Towdrum pull 40 t
Fuel 497 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1000m x 52mm
Pot water 395 m3 Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud - Bollard pull 70 t Sharks Jaw Karmforks
Brine - DP - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2007 Shipyard Cheoy Lee Berths 22
Previous names -
Comments Diesel Electric ASD. Carries out offtake support using bow winch

 

  TYPE: NAME: MERMAID STRAIT   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 52.35 m Engines 3 x Cat 3516B Workdrum pull 70 t
Breadth 14.6 m BHP 7446 Capacity 1 800m x 52mm
DWT 930 t kW 5475 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 310 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 500 kW Towdrum pull 70 t
Fuel 592 ,3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 800m x 52mm
Pot water 283 m3 Aft Aziprops 2 x 2000 kW Capacity 2 -
Mud - Bollard pull 69 t Sharks Jaw -
Brine - DPI Yes Cranes 1 x 1.5 t
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2012 Shipyard - Berths 24
Previous names -
Comments This ship has a bow winch.

 

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Supporter   PHOTO: Kenny Polson
   

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 45 m Engines 2 x Bergen KRMB Workdrum pull 80 t
Breadth 13.0 m BHP 4000 Capacity 1 1000m x 52mm
DWT - kW 2940 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 230 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 330 kW Towdrum pull 80 t
Fuel 444 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1000m x 52mm
Pot water 220 m3 Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud - Bollard pull 60 t Sharks Jaw Karmforks
Brine - DP - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick Yes Tank cleaning -
Year built 2001 Shipyard Nam Cheong Berths 24
Previous names Armada Tuah 7
Comments -

 

  TYPE: KCH 5150 NAME: Mermaid Vanquish   PHOTO: Kenny Polson
   

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 59.0 m Engines 2 x Cat 3516B Workdrum pull 150 t
Breadth 15.0 m BHP 5150 Capacity 1 1000m x 56mm
DWT - kW 3790 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 350 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 600 bhp Towdrum pull 150 t
Fuel 600 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1000m x 56mm
Pot water 500 m3 Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud 350 m3 Bollard pull 67 t Sharks Jaw Karmforks
Brine - DPI  Yes Cranes -
Dry bulk 187 m3 Joystick MT Tank cleaning -
Year built 2009 Shipyard Fujian Southeast Berths 42
Previous names Crest Diamond
Comments -

 

  TYPE: KCH 5150 NAME: Mermaid Vantage   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 59.0 m Engines 2 x Cat 3516B Workdrum pull 150 t
Breadth 15.0 m BHP 5150 Capacity 1 1000m x 56mm
DWT - kW 3790 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 350 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 600 bhp Towdrum pull 150 t
Fuel 600 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1000m x 56mm
Pot water 500 m3 Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud 350 m3 Bollard pull 67 t Sharks Jaw Karmforks
Brine - DPI  Yes Cranes -
Dry bulk 187 m3 Joystick MT Tank cleaning -
Year built 2009 Shipyard Fujian Southeast Berths 42
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Vision   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 68.0 m Engines 2 x Mak 9M25 Workdrum pull 200 t
Breadth 15.0 m BHP 8000 Capacity 1 1400m x 58mm
DWT - kW 5880 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 425 m2 For'd Thruster 2 x 400 kW Towdrum pull 200 t
Fuel 600 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1400m x 58mm
Pot water 580 m3 Aft Thrusters 1 x 400 kW Capacity 2 -
Mud 405 m3 Bollard pull 105 t Sharks Jaw Karmforks
Brine - DPII Yes Cranes -
Dry bulk 170 m3 Joystick Converteam Tank cleaning -
Year built 2009 Shipyard Drydock World Berths 32
Previous names Ark Devon
Comments -

 

  TYPE: KCH 5150 NAME: Mermaid Voyager   PHOTO: -
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 59.0 m Engines 2 x Cat 3516B Workdrum pull 150 t
Breadth 15.0 m BHP 5150 Capacity 1 1000m x 56mm
DWT - kW 3790 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 350 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 500 bhp Towdrum pull 150 t
Fuel 600 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1000m x 56mm
Pot water 500 m3 Aft Thrusters - Capacity 2 -
Mud 350 m3 Bollard pull 67 t Sharks Jaw Karmforks
Brine - DPI  Yes Cranes -
Dry bulk 187 m3 Joystick MT Tank cleaning -
Year built 2007 Shipyard Fujian Southeast Berths 42
Previous names -
Comments -

 

CONSTRUCTION AND OTHER VESSELS

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Discovery   PHOTO: Kenny Polson
   

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 57.5 m Engines 2 x Wartsila Workdrum pull 80 t
Breadth 13.8 m BHP 5500 Capacity 1 1000m x 52mm
DWT - kW 4044 Capacity 2 1000m x 52mm
Deck area - For'd Thruster 1 x 315 kW Accomm berths 66
Fuel 370 m3 Az Thruster - Storage capacity

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Pot water 200 m3 Aft Az Props - ROV -
Mud 250 m3 Bollard pull 66 t Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II - Cranes -
Dry bulk 200 m3 Joystick Yes Tank cleaning -
Year built 2007     Shipyard Nantong
Previous names Bravo Atlantic
Comments AHTS/Special Purpose Ship. This ship registered in Singapore and so inclided in that list as well.

 

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Investigator   PHOTO: Kenny Polson
   

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 54 m Engines 2 x Cat 3516B Workdrum pull -
Breadth 14 m BHP 3670 Capacity 1 500m x 32mm
DWT - kW 2700 Capacity 2 -
Deck area 235 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 460 kW Accomm berths 42
Fuel 320 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 300 kW Storage capacity

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Pot water 160 m3 Aft Az Props - ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull - Diving Capability -
Brine - DP I Alstrom Cranes 15 t
Dry bulk - Joystick Alstrom Tank cleaning -
Year built 2006     Shipyard Cheoy Lee
Previous names -
Comments DP Special purpose ship. 4 point mooring, RoRo Ramp, A Frame, ROV Generator

 

  TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Searcher   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 54.0 m Engines 2 x Cummings Workdrum pull -
Breadth 13.6 m BHP 3200 Capacity 1 1000m x 52mm
DWT - kW 2350 Capacity 2 1000m x 52mm
Deck area 195 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 500 bhp Accomm berths 42
Fuel 900 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 300 bhp Storage capacity

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Pot water 90 m3 Aft Az Props - ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull 35 t Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick Yes Tank cleaning -
Year built 2008     Shipyard Lingshan
Previous names -
Comments Multi-purpose, special purpose ship. Set up for multi-purpose/survey fitted with mezzanine deck

PLATFORM SHIPS

TYPE: NAME: Mermaid Vigilance PHOTO: Kenny Polson
   
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 70.0 m Engines 2 x Niigata Fuel 767 m3
Breadth 16.6 m BHP/kW 4338/3190 Pot water 417 m3
DWT -

For'd Thrusters

2 x 500 bhp Mud 495 m3
Deck area 630 m2 Az Thruster - Base oil 155 m3
Year built 2009 Aft Thrusters - Brine 165 m3
Shipyard Pacific Ocean Joystick Yes Dry bulk 230 m3
Berths 50 DPII Yes Tank Cleaning -
Previous names Blue Star
Comments Set up for FIFI 1 and oil recovery

DISPOSALS

 

 

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SHIPPING COMPANY INFORMATION UPDATED IN 2014

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