Navalu’s floats are designed for the maintenance of offshore maritime windmill farms.
The NXS24 float is authorised for navigation in the 1st maritime category.
The blueprints and construction are followed up on by the Maritime Affairs Authority and Bureau Veritas.
It was conceived and designed by Navalu with a solid, simple and efficient construction.
What are the characteristics of a float?
- AG 4 5083 and 5086 aluminium
- Length: 23.950 metres
- Width: 9.96 metres (almost 11 yds.)
- Draught: 1.850 metres (over 2 yds.)
- Motors 4 x 600 HP (441 KW) CDOOSAN 4V158TIM
- 2 x GE 17 KvA Sole generating set
- Propulsion by 4 propellers 5 blades Class S and two 60 KW stem propellers
- Fuel tank of 6,600 litres (over 1,450 gal.)
- Water tank of 1,200 litres (over 260 gal.)
- Cruising speed 20 knots
- Maximum speed 24 knots
- Crew: 4 persons
- Passengers: 12 persons
- 15 tonne cargo
- 12 bunks dividing up in 4 cabins + shower
- 12 seats
- Equipped kitchen, large screen TV
- Portal with coiling winch, capacity 2 tonnes
- GUERRA M60.90A2 crane
What are the main advantages of floats?
- Thin hulls for a better penetration in water (hydrodynamic study on the submerged part of the hull).
- 2 lines of screw-shafts and 2 motors per hull (functioning with 2 propellers in case of a breakdown on site).
- Comfort and security for the crew and the 12 passengers on board.