Mariner Delivers ABS Classed Ocean-Going Tug
Mariner, LLC has just delivered a new 88-ft. fully ABS classed ocean-going tug. This is the second 88-ft. tugboat built for Smith Marine Towing, Similar equipment to the first vessel but the owner decided to increase horsepower with this vessel with Caterpillar 3512’s rated 1500 hp each. Pushing 4 blade Rolls-Royce stainless propellers through Kort nozzles this vessel has a calculated bollard pull of 45 tons. Engineering was done by the well known designer Frank Basile of Entech & Associates, Inc., Auxiliary power is generated by a pair of 55 kW Northern
Lights gensets and the Markey double drum winch is powered by a John Deere engine.