Smit Young seen here alongside South Queensferry (Scotland) on 27th July 2008.
The boat is employed by BP to transfer staff to the nearby Houndpoint Oil Terminal, however it is registered as a Pilot Boat.
Owner and Operator: Smit International Scotland
Built: 2000-11 B.V. Scheepswerf Damen Hardinxveld - Hardinxveld-Giessendam (Hull)
2000-11 B.V. Scheepswerf Damen - Gorinchem Yard/hull No.: 505556
Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:1 dk
Length Overall 16.140
Length (BP) 14.360
Breadth Extreme 4.550
Breadth Moulded 4.300
Formula Deadweight 67
2 oil engines with clutches, flexible couplings & single reduction reverse geared to screw shafts driving 2 FP propellers at 882 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 596kW (810hp)
Service Speed: 12.00kts