Kooren Shipbuilding and Trading B.V. announced the sale of three of itsnewly to be build RT-80r class to Bugsier-, Reederei-, und Bergungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG. These Rotor tugs are to be built at ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd. in Singapore. The tugs will have a bollard pull capacity of 80 metric tons each. The high bollard pull and comparable low draft, has been a decisive factor of placing this order with Kooren Shipbuilding and Trading B.V. Delivery of the tugs will be between November 2007 and mid 2008.
All three tugs will be powered by three Wärtsilä 8L20C engines of min. 1600 kW each at 1000 rpm. The three azimuth thrusters will come from Wärtsilä/Lips Propulsion Systems
, they are of the CS225-S/WN-K 2300 CP type in HR nozzles. The tugs will be classed by Germanischer Lloyd
and will fly the German Flag, All tugs will be equipped with fire fighting and spray capabilities in line with the required FiFi 1 notation.