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Med Marine and Mainport (Celtic Tugs) of Ireland held a naming ceremony for its MED-A2885 RAstar 2800 series tugboat. The vessel was named as Celtic Treaty by its owner Irish Mainport Holdings.

The ceremony took place on 25th April in Eregli Shipyard. VIP guests at the ceremonies included top-level executives from Med Marine’s C.E.O. Mr. Hakan Şen and Irish Mainport Holding’s C.E.O. Mr. David Ronayne as well as Erdemir’s Harbor Master Mr. Bülent Taşdemir, Chairman of Eregli Chamber of Commerce& Industry Mr. Aslan Keleş as well as Chairman of the Chamber of Maritime Mr. Oğuz Ünlüer.

The state-of-the-art Celtic Treaty, at 28.m in length, with 50+ tonnes bollard pull and two CAT3512C  main engine is a versatile, multi-purpose, compact and state-of-the-art ASD design by Robert Allan Ltd which features efficient ship-handling, coastal towing, and other general purpose towing capabilities. RAstar designs have full escort capability.

Celtic Treaty set sail for her home port on 26th April and she will be operating in Foynes, Ireland by Celtic Tugs Limited.

The tugboat’s specifications:

LENGTH OVERALL                              28 m

BEAM, MOULDED                                13,0 m

DEPTH                                                  5,10 m

DRAFT MAXIMUM                                5.70 m

GROSS TONNAGE                               <500

BOLLARD PULL                                   50 tons

SPEED                                                 12.5 knots

MAIN ENGINE                                     CATERPILLAR 3512C

TOTAL POWER                                   2 x 1500 kW @ 1600rpm

EMISSION STANDARD                       IMO Tier II


PROPELLER                                        2100 mm diameter

SHAFTING                                           Composite Shaft

ACCOMMODATION                            8 people