2560 ASD tug for Cape Verdean ports

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Turkey’s leading tugboat operator and shipbuilder Med Marine and Cape Verde Island’s experienced towage and pilotage company, Enapor, signed a sales contract for a 25m ASD tug.

With more than 35 years in the market, Enapor is a Cape Verdean company which is present on the 9 inhabited islands of the country, connecting them to each other and to the world, through infrastructures that guarantee the provision of services with the desired quality and safety.

The vessel is a RAmparts 2500W class tugboat designed by Robert Allan Ltd. She was one of the 6-unit-series. The high quality vessel was built in Med Marine’s group-owned Ereğli Shipyard in 2016 and joined Med Marine’s fleet right after. She was in Med Marine’s Dilovası fleet with the name of Yılport M. Renamed as Praia Maria, she will be operated in Cape Verde islands.

The vessel was delivered on May 17th, 2019.

She has the following qualifications:

LENGTH OVERALL                     25,30 m

LENGTH ON SWL                       24,1 m

BEAM, MOULDED                     12,00 m

DEPTH, MOULDED                    4,60m

DRAFT, SUMMER LOAD           3,45 m

LEAST FREEBOARD                    1,66 m

CREW                                          6 persons

GROSS TONNAGE                      365

The vessel utilises two WARTSILA W9L20 engines that develop a total output of 3600 kW with a free sailing speed of 12 knots and bollard pull of 60 tons.

Two PERKINS 4.4TW2GM gensets provide total 168 kw electrical power for vessel services, including the deck machinery.

She drives two Rolls-Royce US 205 CP azimuthing thrusters and she is equipped with two FFS FIFI 1 fire-fighting pumps which can deliver 2.710m3/h.

Deck machinery includes DMT fore anchor towing winch, DMT aft towing winch and MAMPAEY quick release disc type towing hook.

The vessel’s general notations are as follows: RINA, C ✠ HULL ✠ MACH; TUG; FIRE FIGHTING SHIP 1, WATER SPRAY; UNRESTRICTED NAVIGATION; ✠ AUT-UMS