Shoreham Port Authority takes delivery of new tug

Macduff Shipyards recently delivered a new general-purpose harbour tug to the Shoreham Port Authority on the south coast of England.

The 16-metre steel tug has been named Acamar from the Arabic phrase meaning “end of the river.”

Construction of Acamar began in August 2017 and was completed in July 2018.


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