Saam adds new tug to Chile towage fleet

Photo: Sanmar Shipyards

Saam Towage has taken delivery of a new harbour tug to support its operations in its home country of Chile.

Built by Sanmar Shipyards of Turkey to a Robert Allan Ltd design, Saam Halcon III has an LOA of 24.4 metres, a moulded beam of 11.25 metres, and two Caterpillar 3516C 2,100kW engines that deliver a bollard pull of 70 tonnes and a free running speed of 12 knots. Accommodations are available for six crewmembers.

The tug was built in accordance to ABS class requirements.

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