New Tug, Multratug 18

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Salvage and towage company Multraship has taken delivery of its new multi-purpose Azimuth Stern Drive tug, Multratug 18, from the Vega Shipyard in Bandirma, Turkey. The vessel is a sister ship to the Multratug 17, delivered from the same yard in June 2008. Multratug 18 is 35.7 m loa, with a molded beam of 11.50 m, was designed for multi-role capability for harbor, escort and sea towage as well as firefighting and salvage roles. It has FiFi 1 fire-fighting, salvage, escort towage and oil recovery notations, and is powered by two ABC diesel engines which, according to the company, deliver 70 tons bollard pull. The Multratug 18 has a double drum winch aft and a single drum winch forward and a free running speed of 13.5 knots. It is classed by Italian classification society RINA and is registered under the Dutch flag.

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