East Coast Marine announces launch of ‘Pacific Titan’

ECM’s new build shallow draught utility tug ‘Pacific Titan’ was successfully launched on September 10, 2016.

The vessel was designed by ECM in conjunction with local Australian naval architects, and represents the first of type ECM Rhino tug 26-30. ‘Pacific Titan’ was built at the Hung Seng Shipbuilding (HSS) yard in Sarawak, Malaysia.

Built for unrestricted navigation, she is a robust multi-role vessel purpose built for plough dredging, bed levelling, dredging support, anchor handling, towing, and barge handling.

Following commissioning and sea-trials, handover is scheduled for mid-October 2016. She will arrive in Australia mid-November 2016.

Alex Baird

Alex Baird is the Managing Director of Baird Maritime