J.M. Martinac Wins Navy Deal for 2 More Tugs

Friday, February 18, 2011

According to a report on www.thenewstribune.com, J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding signed acontract to build two more tugboats for the U.S. Navy, just as the yard was preparing to deliver the last of two Navy tugs of the same design as the new boats. The two tug contracts are reportedly worth about $10m each. The 90-foot-long boats have 3,600 hp with a propulsion system that allows the boats to move with equal agility and power in any direction. The boats have a wheelhouse with glass on all sides to take advantage of the tug’s ability to perform its duties in any direction. (Source: www.thenewstribune.com)

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