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CHIKYU DATA
Anniversary
Keel-laying ceremony April 25th, 2001
Naming July 10th, 2001
Naming&Launching ceremony January 18th, 2002
Delivery July 29th, 2005
General
Clarification (or Class) NK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai)  
Navigation area Ocean going area (Worldwide)  
Length 210 m Approx. 8 cars of SHINKANSEN
Breadth 38.0 m the width of a futsal court.
Height (from ship bottom) 130 m Building with 30 floors
Depth 16.2 m 3rd times deeper than the pool.
Draft 9.2 m  
Gross Tonnage 56,752 tons  
Range Approx.14,800 nautical miles
(Full load condition, 10knots)
Approx. 27,410 km
(more than a half around the earth:Earth circumference is 40,000 km)
Complement 200 people  
Propulsion system Side thruster
2,550 kW (3,470PS) × 1 (the bow)
 
Azimuth thruster
4,100kW(5,710PS) × 3 (the bow), 3 (the stern)
Diameter of propeller:3.8m
 
DPS NK DPS-B  
Wind speed: 23 meters pre second
surface current : 3-4 knots
Wave height: 4.5 meters
 
Max cruising speed 12 knots About 22 km/h, almost same as the speed of bicycle.
Generator 35,000 kW Maintain the town of 3,500 (10kW/day/home).
Main Generator 5,000kW × 6
Auxiliary Generator 2,500kW × 2
Helicopter deck Landing and take off of large helicopters (30 persons capacity)  
Drilling
Drilling system Riser drilling system, Riser-less drilling system  
Max water depth 2,500m (Riser drilling)  
Length of drill string 10,000m Approx. 3 times of the height of Mt. Fuji.
Blow-Out Preventer Weight: 380 tons
Height: 14.5 m
Pressure: 103MPa
 
Riser pipe Length: 27m
Diameter: approx. 50 cm
 
Drill pipe Length: 9.5m
Diameter: 13-14 cm
 
Derrick Height: 70.1m
Width: 18.3m
Length: 21.9m
Hanging capacity: 1,250tons
 
Moon pool 12m × 22m  
Draw Works Lifting capacity 1,250 tons
5,000 horsepower (3,728kW)
Equivalent to the power generated by
35 passenger cars
(approx. 150 horsepower)
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