12th tug delivered to Izmit Bay

Med Marine’s 12th tug has been delivered to Turkey’s Izmit Bay.

The ASD-type tugboat, Med Yarımca, is a RAmparts 2500W series model designed by Robert Allan Ltd.

About 25.2 metres long, with a 12-metre beam and a 4.6-metre width, Med Yarımca has two Caterpillar diesel engines developing a total output of 4,200kW, with a free sailing speed of 12.0 knots and bollard pull of 73 tonnes.

Two Caterpillar ship service gensets provide total 172 ekW electrical power for vessel services, including the deck machinery. 

Med Yarımca drives two Schottel SRP1515 azimuthing thrusters with controllable pitch propellers of 2,600mm diameter.

The fire-fighting pump for the tug’s FiFi 1 system is located in the engine room. The diesel-driven pump can deliver 2,600 cubic metres per hour to two electrically-controlled monitors, which can deliver 1,200 cubic metres per hour each.

SEC Groningen supplied electric frequency controlled anchor and towing winch for chain 20.5mm U2 with one chain and electric frequency controlled aft towing winch with one towing drum.

The MLC-compliant accommodation is climate-controlled and includes a captain’s cabin, an officer cabin and two double crew cabin.

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