Leading Turkish ship builder and operator Med Marine delivers second of the ice class series tugboat built at its group owned by Ereğli Shipyard to A.F.D.J. (Administratia Fluviala a Dunarii de Jos RA Galati, a state organization of Ministry of Transport in Romania)
Med Marine delivered 30m and 55 TBP MED-A3055-ICE-SUPER class ASD tugboat, Covurlui to AFDJ, Romania.
First vessel of the series, Sulina 2 was delivered on May 20th, 2021.
MED-A3055-SUPER-ICE class tugboat is specially produced by Med Marine/Eregli Shipyard engineers according to AFDJ’s operational requirements being mainly in Danube. As part of this, the tug is prepared for IMO Tier III regulations and BV Ice Class 1A Super notation.
Covurlui will commence its operations in Danube River.
The tug is fitted with twin Caterpillar 3512C diesels each delivering 1,902 kW, coupled to Schottel SRP460FP fixed pitch ASD units, THR Marine forward and aft winches.
Muhammet Gokhan, Business Development Manager of Med Marine said:
“We are more than happy to have successfully delivered second tug of our contract to AFDJ. We have enjoyed an excellent collaboration with AFDJ during construction and delivery stage.”
55 TBP MED-A3055-ICE-SUPER class ASD tugboat has following design particulars:
LENGTH OVERALL: 30,00m
EXTREME BEAM (INCLUDING FENDERS): 10,50m
DEPTH MOULDED: 4,85m
GROSS TONNAGE: <375GT