Flex Fighter

The Flex Fighter

Crew Boat. Security Boat. Anytime. Anywhere.

2018 model sold out!
ALL-NEW 2019 model out soon.
See new and improved features below.

Based on Penguin’s well-proven Flex-40 Series crewboat design and powered by three Caterpillar C32 main engines, the Flex Fighter is the oil industry’s standard for armoured security crewboats, with industry-leading speed, comfort and endurance.

The ALL NEW 2019 Flex Fighter is fitted with all-round wheelhouse ballistic protection (windows and panels), machine gun mounts with gunner shields (forward and aft), customised cabins and amenities for security personnel (up to 12), Enginei Electronic Fuel Management System, heavy-duty/self-cleaning fuel oil purifier, an external fire fighting monitor, as well as a 93-sqm cargo deck and reclining seats for 42 passengers.

You can count on your Flex Fighter to provide reliable 24/7 protection for your personnel and property offshore.

Vessel Overview
Vessel Aluminium Monohull Fast Multi-Role Support Vessel
Based on Penguin’s Proprietary and proven Flex-40 crewboat series
Designed and built by Penguin Shipyard
Classification BV |, ✠HULL, ● MACH, Crew Boat, Sea Area 3
Safety Regulation BV and Panama Flag State requirements. For 2018 models and after.
Regs, Codes, Guidelines MARPOL, SOLAS, IMDG
Hull Particulars
Length Overall 40.00  m
Breadth Moulded   7.60  m
Depth Moulded   3.65  m
Loaded Draft   1.89  m
Accommodation and Storage (Flex Fighter Specs)
Main Deck:
Passenger Seats 42 pax
Passenger Toilets 2 cubicles with showers
Entertainment System 1 x LCD TV screen
Security Personnel
Cabins / Total Bunks
3 / 12 (3 x 4-man)
Security Personnel
Shower Rooms
2 cubicles
Deck Command Centre Fitted with Radar Monitor, CCTV Monitor, VHF,
Heading Repeater and GPS Repeater
Below Main Deck:
Crew Cabins / Total Bunks 4 / 8
(2 x 1-man, 1 x 2-man, 1 x 4-man)
Crew Toilet 1 cubicle with shower
Entertainment System 1 x LCD TV screen
Crew Mess and Galley Fitted
Crew Washer and Dryer Fitted
Separate Walk-In Freezer
and Chiller
Dry Store Fitted
Work Bench Fitted
Cargo Deck
Clear Deck Area 93 sqm
Deck Cargo Capacity 60 MT
Deck Strength 2.0 MT / sqm
Deck Dimensions 16.9 m x 5.5 m
Cargo Railing Height 1.0 m
Deck Crane Knuckle-boom crane, 500 kg @ 5.5 m outreach
Deck Store Fitted
Remarks Adequate cargo retainers and lashing lugs
on both sides for securing deck cargo
Tank Capacities
Fuel Oil 86,000 L
Fresh Water 30,000 L
Oily Bilge 600 L
Lube Oil 450 L
Gear Oil 450 L
Hydraulic Oil 450 L
Fuel Oil Sludge 500 L
Fuel Oil Purifier Heavy duty, self-cleaning unit
IMO-Approved Sewage Treatment Plant Fitted for 15 pax
IMO-Approved Oily Water Separator 15 ppm
Main Machinery
Number of Main Engines 3 units with resilient mountings
Make / Type Caterpillar C32 ACERT IMO Tier 2
Total BHP 3 x 1450 BHP @ 2300 rpm
Propellers 3 x fixed pitch, Ni-Al-Bronze, 5 blades
Bow Thruster 1 unit electro-hydraulic @ 100 HP
Generators and Auxiliary System
Generators 3 x Caterpillar SR4 Alternator 86 ekW
Prime Movers 3 x 125 BHP @ 1500 rpm
Make / Type Caterpillar C4.4
Vessel Power Supply 415/220 Volt AC, 50 Hz, 3-phase + 24 Volt DC
Shore Power / Reefer Sockets 1 / 4
Electronic Fuel Management System
Enginei electronic fuel management system fitted:
- 12 units Coriolis meters for main engines and generators
- 1 unit Coriolis meter for bunker line
GRT Approx. 270 MT
NRT Approx.  80  MT
DWT Approx. 134 MT
Electronics and Controls
GMDSS Sea Area A1+A2
VHF Sailor 6222
MF/HF Radio Sailor 6310
BNWAS LeGuardian2025
Marine Radar Simrad HALO6
GPS Simrad GS25
Depth / Echo Sounder Simrad GP319
Gyro Compass Simrad RGC50
Magnetic Compass Riviera 6″
Navtex JMC-NT-1800
PA / Intercom System Vingtor Zenitel
Search Lights 3 x 1000W
EPIRB McMurdo E5
SART McMurdo S4
AIS Simrad V5035
CCTV 8 units fitted
5 x Exterior, 1 x Passenger Area, 2 x Engine Room.
Maximum Speed 28 knots @ 100% MCR
Maximum Fuel Consumption 878 L/hr
Economical Speed 26 knots @ 85% MCR
Economical Fuel Consumption 765 L/hr
Safety Equipment
Life Rafts 2 x 25-man each side as per SOLAS
Life Jackets 69 on board as per SOLAS
Life Buoys 8 on board as per SOLAS
Scrambling Nets 2 units
Other Equipment Pyrotechnics, line-throwing apparatus
Rescue Zone Port and Starboard
Emergency Response Features
One external FiFi monitor with remote clutch and controls @ 600 cbm per hour
Aerosol fire extinguishing system
Motorised workboat
Standard Flex Fighter Features
All-Round Wheelhouse Ballistic Protection.
- Wheelhouse Windows (STANAG L1)
- Wheelhouse Panels (STANAG L1) up to waist height
Night vision camera
Gun Mounts with Ballistic Shields (1 x forward and 2 x aft)
* Weapons not included
Flex Fighter Options (additional costs apply)
Additional ballistic protection
Additional gun mounts
Personnel ballistic shields
Water maker
For General Arrangement and additional information, please email psa@penguin.com.sg.
We will attend to your enquiry promptly.