TOR Group to build Robert Allan-designed tug trio for Ghana operator

TOR Group’s shipyard near Istanbul TOR Group’s shipyard near Istanbul

Turkey’s TOR Group of Companies has signed a contract with Robert Allan Ltd for the design of three tugs in a series ordered by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA).

The BV-classed tugs will be equipped to fulfil a multitude of missions, including but not limited to ship-assist, firefighting, and pollution response.

Each tug will have a length of 33 metres, a crew of eight, and a bollard pull of 80 tonnes.

Delivery is expected before the end of 2019.

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