Atlantic Ocean, November 2006


M/Y Saga Details

As Chief Engineer I was responsible for all technical and mechanical aspects of the yacht. When we were at sea I also fully contributed as Mate in charge of eight hours of navigational watches per day, especially during our 3,000 mile passage from Lanzarote (Canary Islands) to Oslo, Norway.

Below is a list of the main systems on M/Y Saga which I actively worked with and maintained:

  • 2 x Caterpillar 3406E Main Engines (6 cylinders, 475 hp)
  • 2 x Northern Lights/Lugger Generator Sets (6 cylinders, 80 kW, participated in refit)
  • Tenfjord Rolls-Royce Steering Gear
  • Koop Nautic Hydraulic Stabilizers
  • Alfa Laval Fuel Separator (including repair work)
  • Marine Air Systems Air Conditioning (Reverse Cycle)
  • Heinen & Hopman Freezer/Cooler Plant
  • HEM Reverse Osmosis Watermaker
  • Hamann Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Bilge Boy Oily Water Separator
  • Scana Moland Smart Chief Alarm & Monitoring System
  • Techman Software for maintenance, equipment, jobs and inventory management
  • Advanced electronic control systems (including some programming)
  • De Keizer advanced systems for shore and generator power management
  • CCTV security systems

Engine Room M/Y Saga.

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