Kotug takes delivery of 32m tug from Chinese yard

Photo: Hin Lee Zhuhai Shipyard

Kotug has taken delivery of a new tug built by China’s Hin Lee Zhuhai Shipyard.

The Robert Allan Ltd-designed RT Clerke has a length of 32 metres and a beam of 12.6 metres. Three Caterpillar main engines with a total output of 5,295 kW deliver a speed of 13 knots and a bollard pull of 80 tonnes.

The tug will sail under the flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

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

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