Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine has been awarded a contract for the supply of a new ASD tug to Spanish operator Remolques Gijoneses.
The Robert Allan Ltd-designed vessel will be the third Med Marine tug to be delivered to the same customer after two 24-metre, 45-tonne bollard pull tugs.
The new tug will have an LOA of 25.2 metres, a beam of 12 metres, space for a crew of seven, and two Caterpillar C3516C 2,100kW engines that will deliver a bollard pull of 70 tonnes and a speed of 12 knots.
The firefighting equipment will consist of a pump rated at 1,400 cubic metres per hour and two foam/water monitors.
The tug is scheduled for delivery in March 2021. It will be operated out of the Port of Gijón.
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