Bogazici NB28 m/tug “CYATHEA” launched

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BOGAZICI Shipyard has successfully launced new building ASD Escort Tug Boat “CYATHEA”  (BOGAZICI NB28) on 21st August 2020 at Tuzla Istanbul.

The vessel is designed by Robert Allan Ltd. of Canada for BOGAZICI Shipyard and customized for Compagnie Maritime Chambon based on their requirements in cooperation with Bogazici Shipyard.

This modern high performance tug boat will be the second unit which BOGAZICI Shipyard contracted with COMPAGNIE MARITIME CHAMBON, one of the major French tug Owner.

Earlier delivered unit named “Chambon Alize” was a 45 m Loa. 55 Tbp Utility Tug with Anchor Handling and DP1.

M/Tug “Cyathea” is scheduled to be delivered to her new owner in September 2020.


Main particulars of M/Tug “CYATHEA” (BOGAZICI NB28) is as follows;

Type                                                     : Terminal Support Tug Boat

Propulsion                                         : ASD with 2 x SCHOTTEL 360 FP Z-drive units

Loa / Breadth                                   : 30.00 m / 12.60 m

Max. Draft                                         : 5.60 m

Bollard Pull                                        : 50 Tonnes


Free Running Speed                      : 12.0 Knots

Accommodation                             : 10 Berths (2 single + 4 double), comply ILO MLC 2006

Classification / Notation              : (Bureau Veritas)  I XHULL, XMACH, ESCORT TUG, UNRESTRICTED NAVIGATION; FIRE FIGHTING SHIP E (600 m3/h); X AUT-UMS, IWS  

Main Engine                                      : 2 x MTU Type 12V4000M63 Type, 1500 kW at 1800 rpm

Auxiliary Genset                             : 2 x BAUDOUIN Type 6W105S, 99 kWe at 1500 rpm

External Fire Fighting Syst.         : Fi-Fi E, one foam monitor of 600 m3/h

Navigation/Communication      : UNRESTRICTED / GMDSS Area A3

Deck Machinery                              : KRAAIJEVELD make, Single Split Drum Escort Towing Winch of 35 T (drum cap. 2 x 200 m @  72 mm dia Euroflex rope) + Double Drum Aft Towing Winch of 35 T (drum cap. 600 m + 400 m @ 38 mm dia steel wire) +  Tow Pins + Hook + Stern Roller + Knuckle Deck Crane