Med Marine has been selected to build a new salvage and harbour tug for the Kenya Ports Authority for operations at the Port of Mombasa.
The Robert Allan Ltd-designed vessel will have an LOA of 42 metres and a moulded beam of 16 metres. Med Marine claims it will be the biggest purpose-built harbour tug that will operate along Eastern Africa’s Indian Ocean coast.
The tug will also have a maximum draught of 7.2 metres, a crew of 18, and a bollard pull of 120 tonnes.
Delivery is scheduled for 2021.
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