Lomax (2GCQ5)

Builder:Sanmar Denizcilik Makina ve Tic. A.S.

Main Dimensions

Length:28,00 m (ex fenders)
Breadth:12,60m (ex fenders)
Draft:5.58 m ( Includes Skeg 1.6m)


Operator:Solent Towage Ltd
Builder:Sanmar Denizcilik Makina ve Tic. A.S.
Designed by:Robert Allan Ltd
Call sign:2GCQ5
Port of Registry:Southampton
IMO no.:9657832
Classification:BV : I HULL MACH Tug; Fire-fighting 1; Escort Tug Unrestricted navigation AUT-UMS
Safety regulations:MCA


Length o.a.:28,00 m (ex fenders)
Breadth mld.:12,60m (ex fenders)
Depth mld.:3,98 m
Draft max.:5.58 m ( Includes Skeg 1.6m)
Operational draft:5,30 m

Tonnage - Deadweight

Gross tonnage:426 GT, 128 Net, DWT 134 t

Deck equipment

Towing pins:Triplex Tow Pins Type S 65
Anchor chain:22 mm Grade 2 chain total 11 shots
Anchor Windlass / Mooring Winch:RollsRoyce TW 2000/500 AW 24 UH2 H. Cable lifting wildcat on hawser winch.
Deck cranes:Palfinger knuckle Boom Crane of 1040 kg pull @ 10.3 meter outreach and 15 tonmeter moment. Wire Winch with 1.1 tons pull. GL Certified and Marine Type with Stainless steel
Stern roller:130 T SWL integrated to aft deck


Main engines:2 x Caterpillar 3516C, 2350kW@1800 rpm each, Spark arrestor silencers, Sea water Cooled
Horse power ration:2 x 2350kW@1800 rpm

Auxiliaries / Electrical power

Generators:MAN D2866 2 x 160 kW , Electric motors drives hydraulic pumps for towing winches

Main propellers

Maker:2 x Rolls-Royce
Type:US 255, CP with Fi-Fi and Load Control options


Bollard pull:80 tonnes
Speed free running:13,0 knots

Liquid tank capacities

Marine Gas Oil:119 m3 (efffective maximum 107m3)
POT water:12 m3
Grey water:11,1 m3
Sewage tanks:11,1 m3
Foam:12 m3
Dispersant:12,0 m3

Fire fighting equipment

Firepumps:Fi-Fi Class 1, 2 x 1400 m3/h
Firemonitors:2 x FFS water/foam monitor 1200 m3/h. 120m water throw, 50m headat 70m distance
Foam:12 m3 foam, 300l/min 3-6% solution
Other:Vessel Protection water Deluge System. 384 m3/h. Personal Protection equipment/Firemans outfits

Towing equipment

Main towing winch:Rolls Royce Single Drum, Haul In: 32 Ton at 28m/min.
Towing winch forward:50 Ton Pull, 80 Tons rendering at 19m/min, 200 tonnes Brake Power. Max. speed is 60m/min at 8 Tons pull. Capable of dynamic self tensioning up to 80 tons for escort operations. Brake Pressure can be adjusted. Tow Rope Tension and Tow Rope lenght indicators.
Pull/Brake force:Brake Holding Force: 170 tonnes.
Main tow wire:600 meter 52 mm MBL 206T certified towing wire with certified socket.
Spare tow/escort line:250 + 50m 56mm 12 Strand Dynamica 250 t MBL

Navigation equipment

Radar:1 x Furuno FAR-2117BB 3 cm ARPA.
Electronic Chart System:1 x Telchart/Furuno T 2026
Compass:1 x Cassens&Plath Reflecta A/3 Magnetic compass
Autopilot:1 x Alphatron Alphaseapilot MFC Autopilot
Echo Sounder:1 x Furuno FE 700
Navtex:1 x Furuno NX 700B
DGPS:1 x Furuno GP 150
AIS:1 x Furuno FA 150
Log:1 x Furuno DS 80 Doppler log

Communication equipment

General:GMDSS installation in accordance with IMO regulations for vessels operating within Sea Area A2
GMDSS Radio MF/HF Transceivers & DSC:1 x Furuno FS 1570
GMDSS VHF with DSC:2 x Furuno FM 8900 S
GMDSS VHF portable:2 x Jotron Tron TR 20
GMDSS Inmarsat C:1 x Furuno Felcom 16
UHF:3 x Motorola GM340 ATEX
Mobile Telephone:GSM


Single cabins:2 x Single cabins
Double cabins:2 x Double cabins
Other:Messroom, Galley, Laundry, Office

Lifesaving / rescue

Approved lifesaving appliances for:LSA approved for 6 persons
Liferafts:2 x 8 persons
Rescue/MOB boat:Solas approved Boat and Solas Crane