Med Marine bags Colombian tug order

Turkey’s Med Marine and Colombian towage and salvage company Coltugs have signed a contract for the sale of an ASD tug.

The Robert Allan Ltd-designed vessel which has been operating with the Med Marine fleet will be named Caño Cristales under the Coltugs banner.

The tug has an LOA of 32 metres, a beam of 11.6 metres, and a loaded draught of 4.19 metres.

Two Caterpillar 3516C 2,100kW engines deliver a free sailing speed of 12 knots and a bollard pull of over 70 tonnes.


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