Snekke’s newest tug begins operations

The Med Marine-built tug Med Yarimca has commenced operations under its new owner, Mexican towage company Snekke.

Designed by Robert Allan Ltd, the tug has been renamed RPM Manzanillo and has begun providing towage services out of the Port of Manzanillo along Mexico’s western coast.

The tug has an LOA of 25.3 metres, a beam of 12 metres, and two Caterpillar 3516C 2,100kW engines that deliver a bollard pull of 70 tonnes and a maximum speed of 13.5 knots.

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