Med Marine Introduces 28-Meter Tug Design

Credit: Med Marine

By The Maritime Executive 09-17-2019 05:25:18

Turkish shipbuilder and operator Med Marine keeps increasing its product range by signing new design contracts with the Canadian tug designer Robert Allan Ltd. Med Marine’s product portfolio now includes 14 tug designs ranging from 16m to 36m, and 20TBP to 100TBP.

Having signed a design contract for RAmparts 3200-SD recently, Med Marine and Robert Allan Ltd. put pen to paper for a 28m design. The model identification MED-A2885 is derived from the RAstar 2800 design. 

Robert Allan Ltd. describes the RAstar series as having the following features:

• The epitome of high-performance ASD escort tugs
• Unique sponsoned hull-form for superior escort performance and improved sea-keeping
• Roll response less than half of other standard designs

The design has following particulars:

Length, Overall: 28.40m
Beam, Moulded: 13.00m
Depth, Least Moulded: 5.40m
Crew: 10 max.
Bollard Pull: 85 tonnes
Speed: 12,5 knots
Fuel Oil: 150m3
Potable Water: 20m3  
Foam: 9m3

The vessel’s general notations are as follows:
RINA C Tug, AUT-UMS, AUT-PORT, Unrestricted navigation, INWATERSURVEY, Escort Tug, fire-fighting ship 1 with water spray, GREEN STAR 3 DESIGN
Optional: SYS-NEQ1, Oil Recovery Ship (FP>60°C), COMF-NOISE C; COMF-VIB C

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