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Abu Dhabi Ports’ Safeen Group and Med Marine signed a second deal for State-of-the-art MED-A2360 tug

Abu Dhabi Ports’ SAFEEN Group and Med Marine have signed a contract for a MED-A2360 series tugboat that will be deployed to meet the growing marine service requirements of Abu Dhabi Ports and the increasingly complex demands of the wider maritime industry.

The vessel, a RAmparts 2300-MM tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd. exclusively for Med Marine, was chosen by SAFEEN for its versatile, multi-purpose, compact ASD design, which features efficient ship-handling, coastal towing, and other general purpose towing capabilities, Delivery of the tug is set for July 2021.

Med Marine has built six units of the same design — including a 50 Tons Bollard Pull (TBP) version —

Med Marine’s Business Development Manager, Muhammet Gökhan, said:

“We are very happy and proud to be continue our cooperation with SAFEEN Group for repeat orders of one of our best sellers — the MED-A2360 class tugboat.  It’s always a pleasure when our customers repeat order to Med Marine as it confirms we are going in the right direction.”

SAFEEN Group’s Acting Director of Marine Services Operations, Capt. Salem Al Menhali, said:

“We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Med Marine’s MED-A2360 tugboat as part of SAFEEN’s fleet. The addition of the new vessel, which features a range of ultra-modern innovations in ship handling and coastal towing, further enhances our world-class and integrated services provided to our customer operating in Abu Dhabi ports and outside in the region and globally.”  

A 360-degree virtual tour of the 50TBP version of the same design, 2350 ASD tugboat, can be viewed at: https://medmarine.com.tr/tour/med26/index.html

The tug’s specifications include:

LOA                                   23,00 m

BEAM                                10,90 m

DEPTH                              4,4 m

DRAFT                               5,05 m

BOLLARD PULL              60 ton

SPEED                              12 knots (approx.)

MAIN ENGINE                  2 x CAT 3512, 2 x 1.765 Kw @ 1.800 rpm

PROPELLER                     2 x KONGSBERG US205 P20 FP with 2.400 dia


DECK CRANE                   TOIMIL MARINE / T12505M/3 SWL 1,03 tons at 10,1 m

GENERATOR SET            2 x CATERPILLAR C4.4 86ekW

FIFI E SYSTEM                 1 x 1400 m3/hr. Pump, 2 x 1200 m3/hr foam / water monitors

ACCOMMODATION          6 persons