Kenya Ports Authority’s newest tug to serve Mombasa

Photo: Kenya Ports Authority
Photo: Kenya Ports Authority

The Kenya Ports Authority took delivery of a new ASD tug on Monday, January 10.

The Robert Allan Ltd-designed Mwokozi 2 was built by Med Marine of Turkey for operations at the Port of Mombasa. Its duties will include ship handling, coastal towing, and salvage operations.

The tug has a length of 42 metres, a moulded beam of 16 metres, a maximum draught of 7.2 metres, and a bollard pull of 120 tonnes. Accommodations are available for an 18-strong crew.

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