14 Januari 2017
Classification Certificate for PT. Batamec Shipyard in Batam-Indonesia (photo : Bureau Veritas)
Bureau Veritas Classification (BV-Class) had recently appointed as Classification Society for Design Review, Building Supervision (Inspection, Test and Trial) and Issuance of Classification Certificate for a New Building Project of an Oil Tanker with Replenishment At Sea (RAS) System.
This Oil Tanker will be Constructed by PT. Batamec Shipyard in Batam-Indonesia for the Indonesian NAVY (TNI-AL).
Having 122m LOA with 5500m3 Cargo Oil Capacity, this tanker will have similar function as its precursor Ship "KRI Tarakan 905" as Auxiliary Support Vessel to refuel Indonesian NAVY Fleet while in operation at sea.
Replenishment At Sea (RAS) System will allow this Ship to refuel other ships having Fuel Oil reception facility while the ship is in sail away mode, and not required to be stopped and stationed as usual bunker process. This capability will optimize the NAVY Ship operation, where time and speed of a Warship is very essential matter for tactical and precarious combat situation.
BV is proud to be nominated as Classification Society of this Oil Tanker, and will fully support the Shipbuilder in the construction Process to deliver the ship for Indonesian NAVY by assuring it’s quality comply with International Standard and Regulation.