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Support Tankers / Navios-Tanque

Support Tankers / Navios-Tanque carry fuels to naval ships at sea and can transfer those fuels via underway replenishment operations, and can carry small quantities of ammunition, cargo, and provisions as well. A naval oiler (also called a fleet tanker in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary) is distinguished from other oil tankers for its ability to deliver fuel while making way in a process known as underway replenishment. Before the advent of this technique, naval vessels were refuelled while in port or at anchor. Replenishment at- sea for stores (RAS(S)) and Fuelling-at-sea (RAS(L)) systems are capable of refuelling and replenishing large and small vessels. Fleet tankers transfer liquids and solids at sea to a wide variety of ships. The mast is designed to match the supply ship and the range of vessels it will refuel.

Of the 5 Ship Support Logisticos (NApLog - Navios de Apoio Logisticos ) provided in the 2010 Joint Plan and Marine Equipment of Brazil (O Plano de Articulação e Equipamento da Marinha do Brasil - PAEMB), the first was to be commissioned by 2012, being incorporated in 2015. Two more units must be contracted by 2031, possibly the DCNS BRAVE design. These will dispace 22,000 tons and will be able to provide fuel at sea, including aviation, lubricants, ammunition, water and food genres.

G-23 Almirante Gastão Motta
1 x 2 underway replenishment station
Displacement (tons) standard 9,398
Displacement (tons) full load 10,300
Load capacity (tons) fuel 5,000
Dimensions (meters)
Length, O/A 135 meters / feet
Length, W/L meters / feet
Length, B/P meters / feet
Max Beam19 meters / feet
Draft7.5 meters / feet
Engines2 diesels
Main power 10000hp
Speed (knots) 20
Range (miles) 10,000 to 15 us
Crew 121 men

G-27 Marajó
2 x 2 underway replenishment stations
Displacement (tons) standard 12,889
Displacement (tons) full load 16,000
Load capacity (tons) fuel 6,600
Dimensions (meters)
Length, O/A 134.4 meters / feet
Length, W/L meters / feet
Length, B/P meters / feet
Max Beam19.3 meters / feet
Draft7.3 meters / feet
Engines1 diesel
Main power 8000hp
Speed (knots) 13
Range (miles) 9,200 to 13 us
Crew 121 men

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