Med Marine, a leading shipbuilding company, is proud to announce the successful launch of MED-A2575 RAmparts 2500-W Series Harbour Tug at its group-owned Ereğli Shipyard on October 30th, 2023.
Renamed as VB AHMOSE, the vessel is a RAmparts 2500-W Series Harbour Tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd. Med Marine and Spain’s Boluda Towage signed the sales contract of the vessel back in the summer of 2023.
The high-quality Harbour Tug delivering 75 tons of Bollard Pull, is equipped to meet Class FIFI-E requirements. It is a multi-purpose tug, working off a forward winch and an aft winch for ship handling, towing, pushing, mooring, firefighting facilities and also equipped with an aft towing hook. She has a length of 25,20m, the beam of 12m and the depth of 4,60m.
Med Marine’s Sales Director, Melis Üçüncü, stated, “We are delighted to have VB AHMOSE launched, built for Boluda Towage and cannot wait for her to be delivered. We are pleased to see Boluda come back to us on this occasion; We have delivered last April to Boluda VB Magnum and this underscores our commitment to providing high-quality maritime solutions to our clients once again.”
About Med Marine:
Med Marine is a leading Turkish shipbuilder and leading tugboat operator. The firm employs Eregli Shipyard, one of the largest shipyards in Turkey based on some 180.000 sqm with more than 30.000 sqm indoor areas to build state-of-the-art tugboats, workboats, offshore vessels and coated/Stainless Steel (STST) IMO II type chemical/oil tankers, either for its own operations or clients around the world. Med Marine has a very wide selection of state-of-the-art tug boat design portfolio and the shipyard is constantly being improved with advanced production standards by keeping up with latest health, safety and environmental regulations. Med Marine has successfully completed the construction and delivery of almost 200 projects, including tugboats, chemical/oil tankers, mooring and pilot boats. Eregli Shipyard, owned by Med Marine Group, has received certifications for “Shipyard Security Compliance” and “Shipyard Production Compliance” certificates to build naval ships for Turkish Military and NATO.
About BOLUDA :
Boluda Towage is a family-owned company, a world leader in maritime services, providing tugboat services in the world’s main ports. This division of Boluda Corporación Marítima is present in 148 ports and operates a fleet of more than 400 vessels in 50 countries on all continents. It also provides towage and salvage services on the high seas.
Boluda Towage’s commitment to the continuous improvement of safety and quality service standards in all the ports in which it operates is a key driver for the company. Implementing innovation in its assets, processes and consciously caring for the local environment.
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