Island Tug and Barge’s newest push tug enters service

Island Tug and Barge’s ATB push tug Island Raider has entered service.

The Robert Allan Ltd-designed ATB tug has been paired with the double hulled refined petroleum products barge ITB Resolution.

Christened on September 28, 2018, Island Raider is the first of two twin Z-drive ATB push tugs for service on the West Coast of North America.

The vessel was constructed at Island Tug’s Annacis Island Shipyard on the Fraser River in British Columbia.

Island Raider has an LOA of 24.9 metres, a moulded width of 12.5 metres, a depth of 3.65 metres, a draught of 3.3 metres, and a gross tonnage of 384.

Propulsion is provided by two Cummins KTA 38 main engines each delivering 634 kW at 1,800 rpm.

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