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Vessel Overview
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Vessel 38-metre Aluminium Fast Support Vessel
Classification ABS +A1 HSC +AMS "Crewboat"
Safety Regulation ABS and Flag State Requirements
Regs, Codes, Guidelines (MARPOL, SOLAS, IMDG)
Hull Particulars
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Length Overall 38.00 m
Beam 7.60 m
Moulded Depth 3.65 m
Loaded Draft 1.88 m
Cargo Deck
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Clear Deck Space 80 sqm 100 sqm 80 sqm 100 sqm
Deck Cargo Capacity 55 MT
Deck Strength 2.0 MT / sqm
Deck Dimensions 13.6 m x 5.9 m 16.8 m x 5.9 m 13.6 m x 5.9 m 16.8 m x 5.9 m
Cargo Railing Height 1.0 m
Remarks Adequate cargo retainers and lashing lugs on both sides for securing deck cargo
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
GRT 257 MT
DWT 130 MT
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Number of Main Engines 3 units with resilient mountings
Make / Type Baudouin 12M26.2, Fully Mechanical Tier 2 Cummins KTA-38-M2
Total BHP 3 x 1,100 BHP @ 1900 rpm 3 x 1,350 BHP @ 1900 rpm
Propellers 3 x fixed pitch, nickel alum bronze, 5 blades
Bow Thruster 1 unit electro-hydraulic @ 100 HP
Remote CCTV System for Engine Room Fitted
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Maximum Speed 25 knots @ 100% MCR @ 31.5MT DWT 27 knots @ 100% MCR @ 31.5MT DWT
Maximum Fuel Consumption 630 L/hr 770 L/hr
Economical Speed 24 knots @ 85% MCR @ 31.5MT DWT 26 knots @ 85% MCR @ 31.5MT DWT
Economical Fuel Consumption 510 L/hr 650 L/hr
Generating Sets (Auxiliaries)
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Prime Movers 2 x 92 eKw@ 1500 rpm 3 x 122 BHP@ 1500 rpm
Make / Type 2 x Baudouin 6W105S 3 x Cummins 6BT5.9-DM1
Generators 2 x Leroy-Somer LSAM 44.2 L12 92eKw 3 x Alternator Stamford UCM274G 80eKw
Vessel Power Supply 415/220 Volt AC, 50Hz, 3ph + 24 Volt DC
Shore Connection / Food Container Socket Yes
Seating and Accommodation
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Passenger Capacity 90 reclining passenger seats 78 reclining passenger seats 90 reclining passenger seats 78 reclining passenger seats
Cabins / Bunks 4 / 8
Mess Fitted
Entertainment System 3 units of LCD TV Screens
Public Address System Fitted
Toilets 2 cubicles for passenger use
Walk-In Freezer and Chiller Fitted
Electronics and Controls
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
GMDSS Sailor 5000 A1 + A2
VHF Sailor 5022
SSB Radio (Non-GMDSS) ICom IC-M701
Satellite Telephone / Fax FBB 150
Marine Radar Simrad NX40X2, 64NM
GPS Furuno GP-32
Depth / Echo Sounder Lowrence HDS 5X
Gyro Compass Simrad RGC50
Magnetic Compass Ravira 6″
Navtex Samyung SNX 300
Public Address / Intercom System DeckTalk
Search Lights San Shin x 3, 1000W
EPIRB McMurdo E5
SART McMurdo S4
AIS Samyung S1-30
Tank Capacities
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Fuel Oil 65,000 L 72,000 L 65,000 L 72,000 L
Fresh Water 30,000 L
Oil Pollution Tank Capacity and Control
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Dirty Oil Tank 0.8 cbm
Dispersant 0.2 cbm
IMO Approved Sewage Treatment Plant Fitted for 15 Pax
Life Saving (SOLAS) Equipment
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Life Rafts 2 x 50-man and 2 x 10-man each side, SOLAS 2 x 50-man and 1 x 10-man each side, SOLAS 2 x 50-man and 2 x 10-man each side, SOLAS 2 x 50-man and 1 x 10-man each side, SOLAS
Life Jackets 108 95 108 95
Life Buoys 8 on board as per SOLAS
Rescue Zone Yes
Scrambling Nets 2 units
Other Equipment Pyrotechnics, line-throwing apparatus
Emergency Response Features
Ext fire fighting monitor with remote clutch and 600 cbm per hour fire pump, motorised workboat and davit.
Flex Options
  Flex-38 Flex-38L Flex-38S Flex-38SL
Business class seats Optional
Passenger chill-out area Optional
Dedicated hospital room with attached toilet Optional
Wifi for passengers Optional
Dispersant with spray nozzle Optional
Armour plating Optional
Active interceptors for enhanced performance Optional