Sanmar sells ASD tug

Canadian maritime company Ocean has purchased a 24-metre ASD tug from Sanmar.

Ocean Kingston Pride will primarily operate in the Port of Kingston, Jamaica.

The tug measures 24.4 metres by 11.25 metres with a draught of 5.1 metres. It is powered by a pair of 2,350kW Caterpillar diesels driving Rolls-Royce type US 255 CP azimuthing Z-drives.

The vessel achieves a maximum bollard pull of 80 tonnes and a free-running speed of 13 knots.

It has accommodation for six persons with two single and two twin berth cabins.

A feature of the wheelhouse is all-round visibility for close quarter manoeuvring and a comprehensive array of electronic aids, including Simard autopilot and radar and two Navico GPS devices.

Out on deck, the tug is fitted with an electric double drum DMT forward winch and an aft quick release tow hook by Data Hidrolik. Both main engines also power the pump that feeds an external fire-fighting system with an FFS supplied monitor capacity of fifi 1 located at the forward end of the bridge deck.

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