ALP Maritime accepts delivery of newbuild salvage tug
ALP Maritime has taken delivery of its long-distance, anchor handling salvage tug ALP Keeper at Okayama, Japan.
The DP2, 88.9-metre by 21.0-metre newbuild with a 302-tonne bollard pull left the shipyard before starting her journey to Pohang, South Korea for a further fitout.
ALP Keeper is part of the ALP Future class.
The vessels have a fuel capacity of 3400 cubic metres of intermediate fuel oil/marine gas oil, which is sufficient for non-stop trans-Atlantic or Indian and Pacific Ocean towing operations without stopping for fuel.
The 4,250DWT vessel has a 550-square-metre deck cargo area and an operating speed of 12.6 knots.