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Editor in chief: Angelo Scorza
11/02/19 12:24

The Vittoriosa to join Rimorchiatori Riuniti’s fleet

Turkish shipyard Med Marine will deliver April the new boat to Genoa-Group’s subsidiary Tug Malta

Turkish shipyard Med Marine will deliver April a new tug boat, named Vittoriosa, to join Rimorchiatori Riuniti’s fleet, precisedly at Genoa-Group’s subsidiary Tug Malta.

The 30m 80TBP ASD tugboat is being built by leading Turkish shipbuilder and operator at its group-owned Ereğli Shipyard and was launched on January 30th, 2019.

The vessel is a RAstar 3000-W class tugboat designed by Robert Allan Ltd. High-quality tugboat features 80 tonnes bollard pull with enhanced escort towing and seakeeping performance.  She has the length of 29,70m, the beam of 13,30m and the depth of 5,45m and has following tank capacities:

The LNG compatible vessel has twin MTU 16V4000M65L engines which develop a total output of 2 x 2.560 kW (app. 6866 bhp) with a free sailing speed of 13.0 knots and bollard pull of 80 tonnes. State-of-the-art tugboat utilise 2 x Rolls Royce US 255 P30 FP thrusters with 2800 diameter and carbon fiber shaft. She also has Rolls Royce heavy duty escort towing winch, Rolls Royce ETWH 2500/1200/AW20,5 mooring capstan, Data Hidrolik DHC 5000 E40PI/P/11 5 ton electric driven capstan and DTH 90-135P towing hook.

The vessel provides accommodation for 8 people; it is climate-controlled and includes a captain’s cabin, an officer cabin and two double crew cabins.


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