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On April 22nd, Med Marine delivered the first MED-A2885 of the 2 newbuildings that Med Marine and leading towage provider Svitzer signed a contract over back in February 2022. Both vessels are Robert Allan Ltd-designed RAstar 2800 tugs with firefighting and escort notations.

With the delivery of said vessels, Svitzer will increase its presence to a total of six vessels in the Suez Strait region which consists of Port Said and Port Suez.

Med Marine plans to deliver the second boat by the end of May 2022.

Technical details:

LENGTH O.A.                             28,40 m
BEAM, MOULDED                    13,00 m
DESIGN DRAFT                   4,10 m
BOLLARD PULL                        75 Tons
SPEED                       12 Knots (approx.)

Commenting on the contract, Melis Üçüncü, Sales Manager of Med Marine, said:

‘We are delighted to deliver this vessel to Svitzer, a very valuable business partner of ours.  It is a pleasure to build for Svitzer and we look forward to many more projects with them in the future.’