Lomax (2GCQ5)

Built: 2012
Builder: Sanmar Denizcilik Makina ve Tic. A.S.
Flag: UK

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
Built: 2012
Builder: Sanmar Denizcilik Makina ve Tic. A.S.
Designed by: Robert Allan Ltd
Call sign: 2GCQ5
Flag: UK
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 EPIRB: 1 x Tron 40 S MK II
GMDSS SART: 1 x Tron SART 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