Fireboat 6
Fireboat 6
Fireboat 6 is berthed at Tsing Yi Fireboat Station to provide fire and rescue cover to Kwai Chung Container Ports, oil installations on Tsing Yi and the western anchorage area.
Principal Particulars
Crew 13 (Senior/Station Officer as Officer in Charge)
Built 1981 by Chung Wah Shipyard, Hong Kong
Dimensions Length : 35.2 m
Breadth : 8 m
Draft : 3.2 m
Displacement 385 tonnes
Engines Main Engine - 2 x 701 kw Cummins diesel engines
Auxiliary Engine - 2 x 89 kw diesel generators
Fire Pump 1 independent fire pump and 2 fire pumps PTO main engines
Pumping capacity 3 x 9,090 = 27,270 litres per minute
Speed 12.5 knots
Passenger capacity 57 persons
Storage Fuel : 24,450 litres
Fresh water : 5,000 litres
Foam compound : 17,274 litres
Navigation Equipment Marine radar, global positioning system (GPS) & echo sounder.
Fire Fighting & Rescue Equipment
Deck Monitor One remote controlled water/foam monitor and 5 manual operated water monitors.
Delivery outlets 4 x 100 mm diameter and 2 x 100 mm diameter outlets
Dry Powder Unit One 1,361 kg dry chemical powder unit
Daughter boat Two 5.8m speedboats each with 2 x 70 HP outboard engines. Each boat is equipped with a fire pump.