Napier Port orders Damen ATD tug

Napier Port on New Zealand’s North Island has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Group for an azimuth tractor drive (ATD) tug for delivery later this year.

The tug, which has been named Kaweka, has a length of 24 metres and a bollard pull of 72 tonnes.

The vessel is available from stock at Damen Song Cam Shipyards in Vietnam. Following fitting out, it will be delivered between October and November.

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