Karachi Shipyard, Tor Group to collaborate on tug newbuilding


Pakistan’s state-owned Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW) and Turkish builder Tor Group have entered into an agreement wherein KS&EW will construct a new 48-tonne bollard pull tug with Tor support.

The tug will have a length of 25 metres, accommodations for 16 crew, and FiFi1 firefighting equipment.

The vessel’s design was provided by MacDuff Ship Design of Scotland.

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

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