Philippine Landing Craft

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Cummins Vessel Reference #671

The landing craft Sir Carlo.

The province of Surigao del Sur is located on the northeast corner of the Island of Mindano in the Philippines. The locally owned CTP Construction and Mining Corporation operates a nickel ore mine there and has recently taken delivery of a new landing craft. The 70.59 by 14.6-meter vessel was designed by naval architect Edward Cruz of Baseco, Tondo Metro Manila. Built by Sea Rudder Incorporated, also of Baseco, Tondo, the landing craft is named Sir Carlo.

Main engines of the landing craft are a pair of six-cylinder Cummins KTA19-M3 diesels each producing 600 hp at 1800 RPM. The engines turn 1727 m/m propellers through ZF W650 gears with 5:1 reduction. This gives the vessel, with its three-meter draft, a speed of ten knots.


For further information:

Aris T. Articulo
ESG Sales Staff
Cummins Sales and Service Philippines Inc.
Lots 1&2, Block 15, LIIP Avenue
Laguna International Industrial Park, Mamplasan,
Binan, Laguna 4024
Philippines
Phone: 02 717 8100
Cell: 63917 591 5306
Fax: 6328 430703
E-mail: [email protected]

Alan Haig-Brown

Alan Haig-Brown

Over 30 years as an author for global commercial marine and fishing publications backed with hands-on experience on commercial fishing boats and coastal freighters makes Alan Haig-Brown uniquely qualified to provide vessel reference articles for Cummins Marine. You can find him in shipyards around the world, and on his own website, www.haigbrown.com.

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