M/Tug “Yalova 4” delivered

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BOGAZICI Shipyard has successfully delivered new building Twin Screw (CPP) Harbour Tug Boat “YALOVA 4” to her new Turkish Owners YALOVA PILOTAJ A.S. at Altinova, Yalova / Turkey.

M/Tug Yalova 4 was built at modern indoor building facility of BOGAZICI Shipyard. The Vessel is fully customized for Yalova Pilotaj A.S. known as YALPAS. All equipment used on board have been selected from reputable brands and all details on the vessel have been designed according to Owner’s requirements and preferences to create a fully satisfactory ship for her operator.

This modern and high performance 50+ Tbp tug boat is powered by two Caterpillar, 1500 kW, 1600 rpm main engines combined with Schottel Twin Screw CP propulsion system.

Main particulars of M/Tug “YALOVA 4” is as follows;
Type : Harbour Tug Boat
Propulsion : Twin Screw (CPP) with 2 x SCHOTTEL SCP 60 4-XG propeller units
Design : V Denge Technology
Loa / Breadth : 24.00 m / 9.00 m
Max. Draft : 3.50 m (approx)
Bollard Pull : 50+ Tonnes
Free Running Speed : 13.0 Knots
Accommodation : 6 Berths (2 single + 2 double)
Classification / Notation : (American Bureau of Shipping – ABS)
A1, AMS, ABCU,
FFVI Towing Vessel, UWILD, BP(50+)
Main Engine : 2 x CATERPILLAR Type 3512C, IMO Tier II, 1500 kW at 1600 rpm
Auxiliary Genset : 2 x CATERPILLAR Type C7.1, 100 kWe
Bow Thruster : YMV, Type BWT-E-C90, 90 kW
Fire Fighting System : Fi-Fi 1, two foam monitors of 1200 m3/h
Navigation/Communication : GMDSS Area A2
Deck Machinery : DATA HIDROLIK make, Anchor Windlass of Pull Nominal 20 kN +
Towing Hook of 50 T SWL quick release disc type + Capstan of max.
pull 5.0 tons