Flex Fighter

The Flex Fighter

Crew Boat. Security Boat. Anytime. Anywhere.

ALL-NEW 2019 model out now!

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), 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.
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 (standard Flex Fighter Specs)
Main Deck:
Passenger Seats 42 pax in reclining seats
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 Amenities 2 shower cubicles & 2 wash basins
Deck Command Centre Fitted with Radar Monitor, CCTV Monitor, VHF,
Heading Repeater and GPS Repeater
Arms Locker Fitted
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
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
Security Features (standard Flex Fighter specs) *
All-Round Wheelhouse Ballistic Protection.
- Wheelhouse Windows (STANAG L1 or equivalent)
- Wheelhouse Cladding (STANAG L1 or equivalent)
Gun Mounts with Ballistic Shields (1 x forward and 2 x aft)
Night vision camera
* Weapons not included
OPTIONAL: Electronic Fuel Management System (additional costs apply)
OPTIONAL Enginei or FUELTRAX electronic fuel management system:
- 12 units Coriolis meters for main engines and generators
- 1 unit Coriolis meter for bunker line
- Additional costs apply
Other Flex Fighter Options (additional costs apply)
Additional ballistic protection
Additional gun mounts
Water maker
For General Arrangement and additional information, please email psa@penguin.com.sg.
We will attend to your enquiry promptly.