Cape Town Western Cape South Africa
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TAG Marine recently purchased FV Yong Qing Fa 666 through a court auction free of any claims, liens, or mortgages in Cape Town, South Africa, on Apr 28 2023. TAG Project Team are busy reactivating the vessel.
Currently, our focus is on the Engine Room.
All inspections and maintenance will be carried out once Aux P/STB are up and running, systems are started up and tested, and engineers commission certificates. ***Completed***
In September - October 2023,
All equipment was stowed in the stores and fish hold.
I replaced railings and chipped and painted key areas for the documentary film onboard. New teams are onboard doing mechanical preparations, chipping, grinding, steelwork, undercoating, and painting with a two-year paint system (International or Jotun ***tendering***)
Filming commenced and completed.
November, we moved into the engine room. All major components were stripped, engineered and reassembled.
Bilges pumped and cleaned.
The Day Tanks were pumped and cleaned, and clean fuel was supplied for testing of Aux, Main Engine and systems.
Lighting and power are connected via a 220v power supply.
Port and Stb auxiliary engines were stripped, sent to mechanical & electrical engineering and reassembled. Both were tested at 1200 rpm. The main DB is connected and tested & commissioned.
***The engine room and electrical are online, and all lighting and equipment work, tested and surveyed.
Full project costing and planning in place.
Once completed, we will continue to prepare the steelworks for DD.
YONG QING FA 666 - Dry Dock Project
NDT thickness test
Paint - Anti-fouling paint
sand plast superstructure
Paint the superstructure with marine paint - mechanical prep ongoing Week of 8 December 2023
Top and shelter decks blast and paint ongoing
Anodes - replace on DD.
Mark all Call sign and draft lines - Clients request
Clearances to be checked
to be drawn for the crack test
coupling to blued and witnessed
shaft seal to be examined
check for clearances
seals to be checked
repair tips if necessary
Rudders and rudder bearings are to be checked
To be inspected thoroughly
All suction lines are to be cleaned
All sea valves to be serviced
pressure tested and witnessed
TYPE: Fishing Vessel / Freezer Longliner
BUILDER: Sen Koh Shipbuilding – Kaohsiung / Taiwan
YEAR BUILT: 1989
GROSS TONNAGE: 462
SUMMER DRAFT: 4.00m
SUMMER DEADWEIGHT: 296 Tons
LIGHTSHIP WEIGHT: Approximately 300 tons.
MAIN ENGINE: YANMAR 1200 BHP
REFRIGERATION: MYCOM -60 x 3
DD/SS: ETD 3 Jan 2023 Schedule.
|Vessel name:||Yong Qing Fa 666 (TBA)|
|Builder:||Sen Koh Shipbuilding – Kaohsiung / Taiwan|
|Registry:||TBA under new Ownership.|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||10 Knots|
|Length over all:||49.5m|
|Hull type:||Semi Displacement|
|Fuel capacity:||200 Cubic Metres|
|Holding tank capacity:||350 Cubic Metres|
RADIO SSB-ICOM-M700 PRO
RADIO SSB-ICOM-IC-M700 PRO
ELECTRONIC CHART C-MAP - GPS - P2D25100SW
D.F. DIRECTION FINDER KODEN
CALLING SIGNAL TX NSE-K500B
ELECTRONIC CHART CMAP
FAX RECEIVER UNIT FAX 408
RADAR x 2
All safety equipment will be certified after Dry Dock
Details of the equipment offered by TAG Marine is done in good faith but cannot be guaranteed.
Nor can we warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel.
A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated.
All equipment is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Our offers are standard valid for 30 days.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.