Eastern Shipbuilding delivers second tug in series to Bisso Offshore

A. Thomas Higgins (Photo: Eastern Shipbuilding Group)

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered the newbuild tug A. Thomas Higgins to E.N. Bisso and Son subsidiary Bisso Offshore.

The tug is the second in a series of Robert Allan Ltd-designed vessels that include C.D. White, which was delivered to Bisso in January this year.

A. Thomas Higgins has a length of 24 metres, a beam of 11.5 metres, and two Caterpillar 3512E 1,900kW engines that deliver a bollard pull of 65 tonnes.

See more stories from this month’s Tug and Salvage Week here.

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