News: New ASD Ship-Handling Tug Designed by Robert Allan

Monday, July 07, 2003

In December 2002, the high performance tug Altug was completed by Uzmar-Uzmanlar Shipping and Trading Company Ltd. of Izmir, Turkey. This tug is the first of the new ASD 32/80 Class design developed by Robert Allan Ltd., of Vancouver, BC. It was built under direction of the Owners at the Ge-Ta Shipyard Particulars of the new ASD 32/80 Class tug.

The propulsion system comprises a pair of Deutz Model SBV 8M 628 diesel engines, each rated 1,750 kW at 1,000 rpm, driving Schottel SRP 1212 Z-drives through a system of Cardan shafting. This combination delivers a Bollard Pull of approximately 56 tons, and provides a full-load free running speed of 13.5 knots. The design is also configured to take higher power, capable of supporting a BP of approximately 80 tons.

Two skeg design options are also offered, one more or less conventional, and a deeper "escort skeg" if a higher indirect towing capability is required. All main and auxiliary machinery is cooled using Bloksma Electrical power is provided by a pair of Cummins, 6 CTA 8.3 diesel gen-sets, each rated 136 kW at 1,500

The deck machinery comprises a combination hydraulic hawser winch/windlass forward, with 35 ton line pull and 100 ton brake, and a hydraulic powered towing winch on the aft deck, rated 35 ton line pull and 100 ton brake, all supplied by Kraajeveld. The tug has open bulwarks aft for towing, and could be retro-fitted with a stern roller for anchor-handling operations. The tug is also equipped with a fire-fighting capability, provided by two main engine-driven Unitor SFP 250 x 350 fire pumps, each rated 25,500 Lpm at 15 bar. Two Unitor Model FJF-200 EL remote-controlled monitors are mounted on the mast platformabove the wheelhouse.

Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Ports

Impact of CITGO Oil Refineries Sale: Analysis

A sale of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA’s Citgo refining assets could dramatically change crude oil flows: Poten & Partners consider the outcomes in their latest 'Tanker Opinion'.

Aberdeen Harbour Installs Siklu Security Network

Aberdeen Harbour has extended its security solutions coverage using high-capacity backhaul from Siklu, the market leader in millimeter wave backhaul informs the Israel-based tech firm.

Inchcape Shipping Celebrates 25th Anniversary of ISS Greece

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has this month celebrated the 25th anniversary of its operations in Greece

Vessels

BMT Nigel Gee To Launch Project L3 at Monaco Yacht Show

BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of the BMT Group, will be launching its latest innovative design, ‘Project L3’ at the Monaco Yacht Show. Building on Nigel Gee’s

Naming of M/V “SITC SHANDONG” at CSBC Shipyard

The Naming Ceremony of M/V “SITC SHANDONG” was held yesterday in Keelung Factory of CSBC Corporation, Taiwan, by SITC International Holdings Co., Ltd. (SITC International) and CSBC Corporation,

MSC Award Two Time-Charter Contract Modifications

The US Department of Defense informs that Offshore Service Vessels, Inc., and Sealift, Inc., have each been awarded time charter option extensions by the US Navy's

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1439 sec (7 req/sec)