Mariner Delivers ABS Classed Ocean-Going Tug
Mariner, LLC has just delivered a new 88-ft. fully ABS classed ocean-going tug. This is the second 88-ft. tugboat built for Smith Marine Towing, Similar equipment to the first vessel but the owner decided to increase horsepower with this vessel with Caterpillar (CAT) 3512’s rated 1500 hp each. Pushing 4 blade Rolls-Royce stainless propellers through Kort nozzles this vessel has a calculated bollard pull of 45 tons. Engineering was done by the well known designer Frank Basile of Entech & Associates, Inc., Auxiliary power is generated by a pair of 55 kW Northern
Lights gensets and the Markey double drum winch is powered by a John Deere engine.