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GPS Avenger

GPS Avenger was the lead tug assisting the Ross Revenge out of Tilbury. A world class tug with some of the most cutting edge equipment onboard, GPS Avenger was assisted by tug Horton during the voyage from Tilbury to the River Blackwater. You can see from the statistics below just how much was packed into a tug with an OAL of 27m.
GPS Avenger

Year Of Build 2013
Flag UK
Port Of Registry London
IMO Number 9681675 - [ Latest Position ]
Call Sign 2GVV2
Bollard Pull 38.8 Tonnes
Class Bureau Veritas I 3/3 (E) Unrestricted Service, MCA Cat 1 -150 miles from safe haven
Length 27.02m
Flag UK
Width 9.10m
Depth At Sides 3.6m
Draft Aft 2.63m
Gross Tonnage 141 Tonnes
X2 Caterpillar 3512c TA/A, 3000HP, at 1600RPM
Propeller Type 2709 Shoalbuster X2 2100mm Promarin Fixed Pitch Propellor
Bow Thruster Nozzles 200HP, Hydraulically Driven X2 Damen Marine Components "Optima"
Controls / Stearing Gearboxes Straathof / WK Hydraulics X2 Reintjes WAF 665 / 5.95:1
Moon Pool Forward Peak
Digital Plough Monitoring System Tower Software Ltd, real time digital progress system and log
Fuel Oil 125.1m³
Fresh Water 30m³
Lubrication Oil 3m³
Hydralic Oil 1.5m³
Gear Oil 1.5m³
Dirty Oil 4.3m³
Bilge Water 4.3m³
Sewage 2.2m³
Sludge 1.4m³
7 Persons x3 Single Cabins
x2 Double Cabins
AC & Heating -
Galley / Mess & Sanitary Facilities -
Anchor X2 275KG Pool (HPP)
Anchor Chain 19mm stud-link, X2 192.5m
Anchor Winch DMT, 200-h19 Hydraulic Driven
Deck Crane Heila HLRM 140-4SL, 5.3 Tonnes at 18.03m
Anchor Handling / Towing Winch DMT, Waterfall Execution
Capacity Towing Part 50T at 4.0m/min pull, slack 0-23/min, holding power 120T, wire cap 850m 40mm 100T at 2.5m/min pull, slack 0-
Capacity Anchor
Handling Part
14.5/min holding power 120T, wires cap. 650m 40mm
Towing Pins WK Hydraulics Double Pin Type with Chain Stop
Tugger Winch Dromec HPV-12000, 12T (m) at 4.5m/min
Stern Roller SWL 50T at a 45 degree angle downwards
Searchlights x2 Pesch 200w
Magnetic Compass x1 Cassens & Path Reflecta 1
Gyrocompass x1 Anshuetz Compact 22
Radar System x1 Furuno FAR-2117
Radar Transponder x1 Jotron, Type Tronsart
GPS Navigator X1 Furuno GP150D
Auto Pilot x1 Radio Zeeland Sea Pilot 75
AIS x1 Furuno FA 150
Echo Sounder x1 Furuno FE-700
VHF / DSC x2 Thrane & Thrane Sailor 6222 DSC Class A
Speed Log x1 Furuno, Type DS-80
Watch Alarm x Marble 421
Hand Held VHF x2 Jotron, TRON TR20
SSB / DSC x1 Thrane & Thrane 6310
Navtex x1 Furuno NX – 700
Mini-C Systems GMDSS x2 Thrane & Thrane, Type TT- 300E
EPIRB x1 Jotron, Type TRON-40S
Chart Plotter Transas, Navigator Pro
Intercom x1 Sigma 700 (8 stations)
Immarsat-C Thrane & Thrane TT 300E
GSM Telephone Siemens MC55i
Fleet Broadband Thrane & Thrane FBB 500
CCTV Cameras x2 Engine Room, x2 Deck