Taiwan Navigation orders five tugs from Indonesian builder

Taiwan Navigation Company has placed an order for five new harbour tugs with PaxOcean’s Graha Trisaka Industri in Indonesia.

The Robert Allan Ltd-designed, 60-tonne bollard pull tugs will be operated on charter with CPC Corporation, which will use the vessels to support activities at a future LNG receiving terminal currently under construction at Kwun Tong Industrial Port.

The tugs will be built at PaxOcean’s yard in Batam. Deliveries are expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2022.

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