Neptune Marine has delivered a EuroCarrier 2409 named Jif Mairi

The Jif Mairi is a Neptune Marine built EuroCarrier 2409. The vessel is managed by North West Marine. The vessel is 24 m long, 9 m wide and the draft is approximately 2 m. The robust, efficient and flexible design of the EuroCarrier makes it one of the best vessels for anchor handling, dredging support and survey activities.

The Jif Mairi

The Jif Mairi is a re-designed Eurocarrier 2209. This re-design was done espescially for North West Marine, so that the vessel is best suited for their activities. The original multi functionality of the vessel is maintained, so that the vessel can still be used for a wide range of marine operations, such as supplying fuel and water, transport of equipment on deck or in ISO containers, survey and research jobs, general towing jobs, etc. The complete vessel, including the hull, has been built in the Netherlands under Neptune Shipyards own supervision. Both the assembly of the hull and outfitting has been done at the yard in Aalst.

The vessels re-design was done to make the vessel more suited for North West Marines fishfarm activities. Special attention was given to the workdeck. The vessel has been equipped with wooden, removable, bow doors. A ladder has been integrated into the vessels SB side. The SB side fendering has been upgraded to rubber D fendering on both front and aft SB side, at SB center flush plastic fendering was installed.

The Jif Mairi has two Caterpillar C18 main engines, which have 447 kW at 1800 rpm each. The engines drive two 1350mm propellers through Twin Disc gearboxes. During the bollardpull the vessel reached a 14,7 tonne bollardpull and a speed of approximately 10 knots. For electric power the vessel is equipped with a Caterpillar C4.4 generatorset and a Caterpillar C7.1 generator set. Hydraulic power onboard is provided by two 55 kW electric motors, each driven by a generator set. A Heila HLRM 140-4S deck crane is fitted on SB at the bow, also a 50 tonne anchor handling and towing winch and a 10 tonne tuggerwinch are fitted. In the bow a wide bowroller is fitted. In the re-design a HLRM 25-4S crane was fitted SB aft.

The below maindeck accommodation space has been divided in the most optimal way possible. There are 3 properly sized cabins, a bathroom and a separate toilet below maindeck. Also a large store area is provided below maindeck. The vessel is certified for a maximum of 6 crew members onboard. At main deck level the messroom is located and in addition to the standard design the vessel has a changeroom that provides access from maindeck to both the messroom and the engineroom. The wheelhouse provides a good working space for the crew, with a small seating area and a proper working desk but also space for survey equipment. The wheelhouse is fitted with large windows to provide an excellent view around the complete vessel.

The Jif Mairi is classed Bureau Veritas, Special service / multipurpose ship, unrestricted navigation.

About Neptune Shipyards

Neptune is a specialized supplier of marine solutions in the Netherlands. Our main activities are shipbuilding, ship repair, conversion, and mobilisation since our start in 1972. We deliver solutions for your maritime project from our locations in the Netherlands: Hardinxveld, Aalst and Groningen.

We design, build, repair, convert and mobilise vessels and equipment for the maritime industry including offshore, renewables, marine infrastructure and aquaculture. It is our aim to offer you the best solution through creativity, cooperation and flexibility. In other words, we work together.

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