Fireboat 5
Fireboat 5
Fireboat 5 is berthed at Tuen Mun Fireboat Station to provide fire and rescue cover to the north-western waters including the Hong Kong International Airport.
Principal Particulars
Crew 10 (Senior/Station Officer as Officer in Charge)
Built 1997 by Greenbay Marine (Pte) Ltd. Singapore
Dimensions Length : 35 m
Breadth : 7.4 m
Draft : 2.9 m
Displacement 248 tonnes
Engines Main Engine - 2 x 1,078 kw Caterpillar diesel engines
Bow thrusters - Electrical
Auxiliary Engine - 2 x 145 kw diesel generators
Fire Pump 1 independent fire pump and 2 fire pumps PTO main engines
Pumping capacity 3 x 10,000 = 30,000 litres per minutes
Speed 15 knots
Passenger capacity 32 persons
Storage Fuel : 11,400 litres
Fresh water : 4,000 litres.
Foam compound : 7,000 litres.
Navigation Equipment Marine radar, global positioning system and echo sounder.
Fire Fighting & Rescue Equipment
Deck Monitor 1 remote controlled and 2 manual operated water/foam monitors
Delivery outlets 4 x 100mm diameter and 2 x 70mm diameter outlets
Daughter boat Two 5.8 m speedboats each with 2 x 70 HP outboard engines. Each boat is equipped with a fire pump and a monitor.