M/V Kimberlit

M/V "Kimberli"

The vessel is designed to be used for geotechnical investigations with drilling worldwide. She is equipped with anchor system of stabilization, 12m derrick located starboard off the centerline, and 1.3х0.5m moon pool, what allow max well depth 100m within 80m water depth.

General specifications

Name

Kimberlit

Inmarsat -C 427311220

ID IMO No

8725008

Registration No

840522

Shipowner

AMIGE

Port of registry

Murmansk

Flag

Russia

Built in

1985

Shipyard

Yaroslavl, Russia

Type

Geotechnical drilling

Call sign

UAIN

Power unit

Motor-vessel

Register Class

KM(*)L2 1 research
Technical specifications
Length, beam, draught 53.74m х 10.71m х 4.38m

Displacement

1,185.0t
Propulsion system Main engine:

8NVD48F-2U, 1,320 h.p., 970 kW, Germany

Aux diesel-generators:

NVD6ЧН18/22, 3х225h.p., 150kW

Shaft generator: MSKК 113-4, 400W

Emergency diesel-generator:

6Ч12/14, 80h.p., 1,500 rpm

Thruster units

Bow: PU-2.1(PU 130A), 1х135kW

Stern: PU-2.1(PU 130A), 1х135kW

Max speed

11.64 knots

Navigation area

Unlimited

Self-sufficiency

25 days

Fuel stock

145t

Fuel consumption

5 t/day in transit, 3 t/day in drilling mode

Water capacity

122t (fresh); 82t (service)

Fresh water maker

RORO 200, 4S, 4m3/day (Germany)

Crew

30 persons

Survival aids

Inflatable life raft x 6
Deck machinery

Windlass

Type B-4, 2 x Hall anchor (900kg), chain (pitch 31mm, 175m)

Davit & rescue boat

Zodiac (for 6 persons)

Hydraulic crane

Carrying capacity – 800 kg

Winches of stabilization anchors (bow and aft)

2 x LEYA 1-1;1 x LETrS-3

Stabilization system anchor

Matrosov’s anchor 4 х1250 kg
Navigation and communication aids
GMDSS RAYTHEON 250 Wt, A3 (Germany)
DGPS TRIMBLE 4000 DS (USA)

short-wave receiver MRX 3000 and UHF receiver MTX 162 for differential corrections (USA)

Speed indicator

IEL–2 (Russia)

Gyrocompass

Meridian (Russia)

Single-beam echo-sounder

HYDROTRAC (ODOM Hydrographic System, USA)
Special equipment

Derrick with crownblock

Truss type, load derrick capacity 90 KN;

Height 15 m;

Drill pipe string: 10.5m (max)

Moonpool

0.55m (L) x 1.33m (W) with 1m shift starboard off the centerline

Drill floor

1.85 m (L) x 8.2m (W)
Hydraulically-driven drill unit URB-3 A URB-2M with rotor-type swivel head Max drilling depth: 100 m

Max borehole diameter: 168 mm

Rotation speed: 25-300 rpm

Power unit

EM

Power consumption

55/30 KW

Drill pumps

NB-32 x 2 of piston type

Pump delivery: 100-594 l/min

Pump pressure: 4.0 MPa

Pipelines

Max pressure: 5.0 MPa
Drill mud hose (OD): 58 mm
Drill mud hose pressure: 6 MPa (max)

Core extractor

Thrust force: 12.5KN
Weight: 95 kg
Drill pipe elevator 10МЗ-50 (Russia), ring-type

Load capacity: 100 KN

Eye-bolt swivel VS-5 Load capacity: 50KN
Working fluid pressure: 5.0 MPa (max)

Swivel bail

BI249-144-00 (Russia)

Load capacity: 50 KN

Travelling block

BI249-137 (Russia)

Load capacity: 100 KN

Drill pipes

Diameter 63.5mm

Rock cutting tool

Hard-allow core bit: CM, CT, CA

Core bit diameter: 76, 93, 112, 132 mm

Downhole vibrocorer PGS-130 (Russia)

Vibrocorer UGVP-130 (Russia)

For drilling in boulder and cobble — Symmetrix N (D 168 mm and 127 mm)

CPT unit Roson 40 RN (A.P. v.d. Berg Fabric, the Netherlands)

Drilling method

Core barrel, hydraulic hammer, rotary with washout