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Monday, March 27, 2017

Royal Thai Navy Orders Harbor Tug

October 8, 2015

  • Photo: Robert Allan Ltd.
  • Photo: Robert Allan Ltd.
  • Photo: Robert Allan Ltd. Photo: Robert Allan Ltd.
  • Photo: Robert Allan Ltd. Photo: Robert Allan Ltd.
The Royal Thai Navy has ordered a new 32-meter tug from shipbuilder Italthai Marine Limited of Thailand, announced the vessel’s designer, Robert Allan Ltd.
 
Italthai Marine, whose Managing Director Wirat Chanasit inked the construction deal with Navy Commander Admiral Krisorn Chansuvarnich on September 17, has entered a contract with Robert Allan Ltd. for its RAmparts 3200 Class Tug design, part of the popular RAmparts Series.
 
According to the designer, the Z-drive diesel-powered harbor tug is optimized for ship-assist service and coastal towing. The vessel will be outfitted to for up to 16 people, with external firefighting capability to Fi-Fi 1 Standard and will be built and classed in accordance with the rules of Lloyd’s Register.
 
The vessel’s predicted bollard pull is 53 metric tons and free running speed is 12 knots.
 
Length overall: 32 meters
Beam, molded: 11.6 meters
Depth, molded: 5.4 meters
Maximum Draft: 4.2 meters
Gross Tonnage: <500
 
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