Kuri Pearl II

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This extended voyage offshore operations vessel can be totally self-sufficient for weeks and has bottom-sitting capabilities and has been further enhanced for versatility and reliability during her newly completed upgrade (2012). She has a hydraulic swim platform, twin Caterpillar diesels, John Deere power plants and a desalination plant. Creature comforts for personnel on board include reverse cycle air conditioning and a home theatre system with Foxtel and multiple plasma screens.

Proven in dive operations, standby operations, seismic support, side scan sonar surveys, and accommodation. Also well suited to many other marine support tasks including ROV operations, deck cargo transport and wildlife investigation.

Vessel Details

Name Kuri Pearl II
Call Sign VJQ 4772
Builder Precision Marine
Designer Phil Curran
Construction Aluminium
Year Built 1987
Year of Latest Refit 2012
Refit Designer Southerly Designs
Refit Builder Armada Ships & M3 Engineering
SPV Number SPV 942
WA DOT Reference M&H 6356
Survey Class 2B with 16 Berthed Persons, 1D with 51 Un-berthed Persons
Measured Length 23.9m
Overall Length 24.95m
Beam  6.5m
Rear Deck Area 65m2
Draft 2m Lightship
Gross Tonnage 75t Lightship
Stability Booklet Due for completion August. Expected to be 30t at 2t/m2
Fuel Capacity 30 000L

Propulsion Systems & Performance

Main Engine 2 x Caterpillar C18 740HP
Gear Box 2 x ZF500-1A with Troll Valves
Bow Thruster Keypower 75HP hydraulic
Max Speed 16kn
Cruising Speed 14kn
Eco Cruise 10kn @ 100L/hour

Electrical Systems

Generators 2 x John Deere with 31.3kva 3 phase 50Hz Stamford alternators
Inverters 1 x Alessi 600w 24v-240v
1 x Selectronic SE22 1600-5000w 24v-240v
Batteries 2 x 24v Banks in Engine Room
2 x 12v in Engine Room
1x 12v Emergency Bank on Bridge
240v System Control panel in Engine Room, Earth leakage protected sub boards throughout vessel.
24v System Control panel on Bridge
Shore Power Inlet Aft Saloon on the main deck
Power Outlets 240v GPO’s throughout vessel
1 x 32amp 3 phase outlet on Main Deck

Hydraulic Systems

Power Packs 1 x 11kw 15HP 3 phase Anchor Winch and Deck Capstin
1 x 3 phase Steering
1 x 24v Steering
Engine Pumps 2 x Sunstrand load sense piston pumps
Anchor Winch 1 x Twin gypsy twin capstan hydraulic anchor winch fitted at bow of the vessel
Deck Capstan 1 x Single wrapping drum hydraulic capstan fitted to the port side stern of the vessel
Hiab Can be fitted
Deck Winch Can be fitted
A Frame Can be fitted

Fresh Water System

Fresh Water Tanks 2 x 3430L tanks, internally coated with Epoxyflex an approved coating for potable water AS 4020:2005
Desalination Unit 1 x 100L/hour SK Watermaker
Waste Water Treatment Plant 1 x Maxi-San
Sullage 2 x 500L HDPE plastic tanks

Living Space

Accommodation Current arrangement 16 persons in, 3 x 1 person berths, 3 x 2 person berths, 1 x 2 person day berth, 1 x 5 person berth. Proposed future arrangement 16 persons in, 4 x 1 person berths, 5 x 2 person berths, 1 x 2 person day berth.
Air Conditioning Vessel is fitted with a combination of Marine Air Systems air conditioners and Daikin Split System air conditioners throughout all living spaces.
Toilets 4 macerater toilets in total, 1 lower level, 1 deck level inside, 1 deck level outside, 1 bridge level
Showers 4 showers in total, 1 lower level, 1 deck level inside, 1 deck level outside, 1 bridge level
Laundry 2 x LG washer/drier combos located in storeroom
TV & Radio 3 plasma screens fitted throughout the vessel, with full satellite TV and DVD available, AM/FM radio available deck and bridge levels


Stove 1 x electric Miele
Oven 1 x electric Miele
Microwave 1 x Panasonic
Fridge & Freezer 1 x Westinghouse 640L fridge/freezer with chilled water and ice dispenser, 1 x Fisher&Paykle chest freezer located in storage room, room for additional refrigeration in storage room
Sink 1 x Double sink
Ventilation 1 x Rangehood
Dishwasher 1 x Miele Dishwasher

Bridge Equipment & Instrumentation

Steering Stations 3 in total, 1 x Main helm, 1 x Aft helm, 1 x remote station
Aft Work/Survey Station 1 x Aft Work/Survey Station with seating and bench space for 4 plus standing room, overlooks aft deck and has goose neck cable runners to both deck level and upper roof
HF Radio 1 x JRC JSB-196
VHF 3 in total, 1 x Icom IC-M502, 1 x Icom IC-M304, 1 x Uniden Atlantic 260 portable
Printer 1 x Epson Workforce 645 Wifi
Stereo 1 x Sony CDX-GT260
Radar 1 x JRC JMA-5100
Sounder 1 x JRC JFC-130
Plotters 2 in total, 1 x Lorenz Starlight Plus with GPS, 1 x CPlot Main and Aft helms with GPS
Controls 2 x electronic ZF with Troll mode, 1 x electronic ZF remote
Auto Pilot 1 x TMQ AP4 integrated with CPlot and Lorenz Plotters
Wind Indicator 1 x Clipper
Compass 1 x Tokyo Keiki
AIS To be installed
Gauges 2 x CAT electronic displays
Shutdowns 2 x CAT key start/shutdown, 1 Gyroscopic stabiliser start/shutdown, 1 x Auxiliary engine emergency shutdown
Alarms The following are alarmed to the Bridge, Main engines, Bow bilge, Accommodation bilge, Fwd Engine room bilge, Aft Engine room bilge, Tiller bilge, Hydraulic system, Wheelhouse fire, Saloon/Galley fire, Accommodation fire, Tiller/Storeroom fire, Engine room fire, Gyroscopic Stabiliser, Auto Pilot, Radar, Depth Sounder

Safety Equipment

Life Rafts 2 x 8 man RFD
Life Rings  6
Life Jackets 54 in total, 16 Solas, 35 Coastal, 3 Child
Engine room Fixed Fire System  NAF S-III
EPIRB Mcmurdo E5 Smart find 406
Pyrotechnics As per DOT 2B/1D survey
Day Shapes As per DOT 2B/1D survey
Flages Full complement
First Aid Equipment As per DOT 2B/1D survey

Deck Items & Equipment

Moon Pool 1 x 590mm x 700mm Moon Pool with safety guard, attaching frames, lifting bracket above
Canopy Removable hard top canopy over Aft deck
BBQ Area Removable BBQ bar on Aft deck fitted with, 1 x 4 burner BBQ, 2 bar fridges, 1 bar freezer
Davit 1 x Steelhead Marine WD800 electric davit fitter to the Aft bridge
Tenders 1 x 5.5m Gemini RIB with 40hp Honda mounted Aft bridge,     1 x 5.6m Plate aluminium centre console rescue vessel powered by 140hp Yamaha, fitted with VHF radio, nav lights, GPS, sounder and safety equipment. Mounted on Dive/Tender platform at stern of vessel
Dive/Tender Platform 1 x Dive/Tender Platform fitted to stern of vessel, raised and lowered via 3 phase motor. Ideal for the emergency retrieval of persons form water, diver access to and from water, landing and retrieving ROV, deployment and retrieval of tender, and many more tasks.

Vessel Stabilisation

Gyroscopic Stabiliser 1 x Ship Dynamics GYR073 reducing the roll of the vessel by over 50%, and making the vessel a more comfortable and safer work environment  


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