Leading Turkish ship builder and operator Med Marine delivers second of the ice class series tug boat built at its group – owned Ereğli Shipyard to Svitzer. Tug boat was successfully delivered in Ereğli Shipyard on May 21st, 2021.
First vessel of the series, Svitzer Embla was delivered on March 29th, 2021.
The vessel is a TundRA 3000 / MED-A3060-ICE class tugboat designed by Robert Allan Ltd.
TundRA 3000 / MED-A3060-ICE design tug is purpose made for operating in extreme winter conditions, which makes it a great fit for Svitzer’s North European fleet. High-quality and well-designed vessels have some distinctive features such as winch is capable to operate over the stern and via trunk running the deckhouse. It is also located in an enclosed area to achieve perfect performance even in severe cold weather conditions. Once delivered, the vessels will operate across Scandinavia, predominantly serving ports in Denmark and Sweden.
After mobilising from our Eregli Shipyard, Svitzer Embla has arrived and started working in Sweden early April 2021. Soon after, the second tug – Svitzer Edda – is currently mobilised towards Denmark, where she will serve a large variety of customers throughout Scandinavia. Both ice-class tugs will strengthen the level of service that Svitzer provides to customers in Scandinavia and further reinforce Svitzer’s presence in the region. ‘’We are delighted to have worked with Svitzer on this newbuilding project and look forward to the next project’’ says Med Marine’s Melis Ucuncu.
TundRA 3000 / MED-A3060-ICE design has following design particulars:
LENGTH OVERALL: 30m
BEAM OF HULL: 12.6m
EXTREME BEAM (INCLUDING FENDERS): 13.2m
DEPTH MOULDED: 5.6m
GROSS TONNAGE: 499 GT
MINIMUM BOLLARD PULL: 65 TBP
POWER: 4080 kW