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Grandweld Delivers Two Tugboats to ADPC

August 13, 2012

Grandweld Shipyards has commemorated the delivery of the two new 55 Tons Bollard Pull Escort Tugboats in a special ceremony held at Khalifa Port on August 6, 2012.


The new tugboats are specially designed to assist in marine and Harbour operation at Khalifa Port including escorting & towing, mooring/unmooring, and fire fighting operations.  The vessels are also equipped with state of the art machinery including 4700 BHP medium speed engines, a forward escort winch, and 2xAzimuthing stern propulsion system to achieve 55 ton bollard pull of towing capacity. This will allow the vessels to handle the large vessels and container ships operating at Khalifa Port.


Both vessels over performed on speed and bollard pull figures, which categorize the capabilities and value of the tugs. In addition to that, the vessels are designed for premium standard of crew comfort (ABS Class “HAB” notation).



 
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