Svitzer brings new tug to Newcastle

Svitzer Australia’s newbuild tug arrived in Newcastle on June 18, 2018.

Designed by Damen and built at its Vietnam yard, Svitzer Glenrock is 32 metres long with a 12-metre beam and a bollard pull of 85 tonnes.

Svitzer’s 105-member tug crew will be trained on the boat to a minimum proficiency, for at least six weeks.

The tug will be commissioned for work beginning in August.

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