Med Marine and successful Italian operator Somat S.p.A., part of Cafimar Group, remotely signed a newbuilding contract for Med Marine’s one of the most demanded MED-A2575 model tugboat last September. Only a few months later, Somat S.p.A. takes the delivery of the high quality vessel.
She has been named as GORDO and she will soon commence her operations in Sicily.
MED-2575 model belongs to RAmparts 2500W design series by Robert Allan Ltd. and it is the one of the most versatile ASD tug design for ship-handling, coastal towing, general purpose or escort duties. After being in the sector for more than 25 years as an operator and builder, Med Marine shared its own expertise knowledge input to Robert Allan during the design stage of MED-A2575.
The tugboat’s general specifications include:
LENGTH O.A. 25,20 m
BEAM 12 m
DEPTH 4,60 m
BOLLARD PULL 70 tons
SPEED 12 knots
MAIN ENGINE 2 x CAT 3516C 2100 kW @1600rpm
PROPELLER Rolls Royce (Kongsberg) US255SP30 FP
FORE TOWING WINCH THR MARINE (SEC)
GENERATOR SET 2 x CAT C4.4 99 ekW @ 1500 rpm, 50hz
FIFI E SYSTEM 1 x 1400 m3/hr. Pump, 2 x Foam/water monitor
ACCOMMODATION 7 people