Sanmar Shipyards Delivers a 60tbp Tugboat to Marintug of Turkey

Credit: Sanmar Shipyards
Credit: Sanmar Shipyards

By The Maritime Executive 04-25-2019 04:56:26

Sanmar Shipyards has delivered a 24-meter ASD Tug with 60 tbp to Marintug of Turkey.

This 24-meter long vessel which has 60 tonnes bollard pull capacity, is one of the most recognition won series of Sanmar Shipyard called BOGACAY SERIES and designed by world famous designer Robert Allan Ltd, RAmparts 2400SX. 

The propulsion system is equipped with 2xCaterpillar 3512C main engines that each can produce 1765kW power with 1800 rpm’s which is combined with Rolls Royce US 205 FP ASD thrusters with built in slip clutches. Power for auxiliary systems is provided by 2xCaterpillar C4.4 86ekw generators.

The vessel has been constructed according to ABS A1, AMS, Towing Vessel, ABCU, UWILD, QR, Bollard Pull, Fifi Capable, Unrestricted Service notations. The tug  has 1200m3/h  fire fighting capability.

Back then, Marintug rendered towage services at Izm?t gulf with a modern fleet of tugboats. Now, they are acting at Tekirda? Ceyport harbor. 

The tug fleet has been audited by Turkish Lloyd in terms of Safety Management System (ISM) and qualified with DOC and SMS certificates. The company aims to strengthen their fleet by adding this BOGACAY Series tugboat.

Orhan Gürün, board chairman of Sanmar Shipyards, said: “It brings great pride to our country that, just like our clients in UK, Norway, Canada, Denmark and many other countries, Turkish tug operators such as Marin Tug, Asyaport, Gemport, Safiport prefer the tugboats which have been built by Sanmar.’’ 

Sanmar Shipyards, which produces tugboats to world leading tug operators, received 14 new orders in first quarter of 2019. 

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