Bisso Offshore orders two tugs from Eastern Shipbuilding


Eastern Shipbuilding has signed a new contract with Bisso Offshore for the construction of two ship handling tugs with escort capability.

Bisso Offshore has taken delivery of four tugs from Eastern Shipbuilding since 2006.

The two new Robert Allan Ltd-designed tugs have been customised by the designer and owner to provide specific operational features while also meeting new EPA Tier 4 and USCG Sub-M requirements.

The vessels will measure 24 by 12 by four metres with a bollard pull of 63 tonnes.

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