Turkey-based Med Marine has signed a 32m ASD tug contract with J.Johannsen & Sohn. The vessel (project name EREGLI 53) is RAmparts 3200 series model designed by Robert Allan Ltd. It is being built in Ereğli Shipyard, a group company of Med Marine.
The high quality tugboat is an ASD type with the following qualifications:
LENGTH O.A. 32,00 m
BEAM O.A. 11,60 m
DEPTH (MOULDED) 5,36 m
DRAUGHT (LOADED) 4,19 m (Above Baseline)
GROSS TONNAGE 476,2
The vessel utilises two CAT 3516C D Rating diesel engines that develop a total output of 4200 kW (5,632 bhp) with a free sailing speed of 12.0 knots and bollard pull of 74 tons.
Two Caterpillar CAT C9 gensets and one CAT C4.4 harbour generator provide total 436 ekw electrical power for vessel services, including the deck machinery.
She drives two Schottel SRP1515 azimuthing thrusters with controllable pitch propellers of 2,600 mm diameter.
The fire-fighting (FiFi) pumps are driven by main engines. Two pumps can deliver approximately 2600m3/h at 110 mwc. SEC Groningen supplied electric frequency controlled anchor & towing winch for chain 20,5 mm U2 with one chain and electric frequency controlled aft towing winch with one towing drum.
The RAmparts 3200’s MLC-compliant high-quality and great-comfort accommodation is climate-controlled and includes a captain’s cabin, an officer cabin and three double crew cabins.
The vessel’s general notations are as follows: RINA C ✠ TUG ✠ AUT-UMS; UNRESTRICTED NAVIGATION; FIRE-FIGHTING SHIP 1; WATER SPRAYING; MLC DESIGN; GREENSTAR 3, ESCORT TUG; OIL RECOVERY; SALVAGE TUG