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Med Marine and SAFEEN Group, part of AD Ports Group’ Maritime Cluster, have signed a new contract for MED-A2360 Tier III CAT E type main engine series tug. The tier III E type tug Er104 will be deployed to meet the growing marine service requirements of the Group. The delivery of the tug will be facilitated in October 2022.

Med Marine will equip MED-A2360 class tugboat with two Caterpillar 3512E type engines, complying with future emissions restrictions and reflecting commitments of AD Ports Group to reduce sea borne emissions.

Med Marine’s Business Development Manager, Muhammet Gökhan’s comments on the contract:

“We are very happy and proud to continue our cooperation with SAFEEN Group with a new order of one of our best sellers — the MED-A2360 class tugboat. Maintaining  strong cooperation and delivering orders safely is our main goal in this project. Med Marine’s 25-year experience and SAFEEN Group’s vision creates great business opportunities together.”

Captain Adil Banihammad, CEO, SAFEEN Group, added:

“We are pleased to announce the addition of the Med Marine’s MED-A2360 tugboat series into SAFEEN’s fleet of advanced tugs. This latest acquisition reflects our ongoing commitment to invest in pioneering vessel equipment that bolsters our fleet support offering. Our objective is to ensure a robust and cost-efficient services for our customers.”

The MED-A2360 series, designed by Robert Allan LTD exclusively for Med Marine, was chosen for the third time by SAFEEN Group for its versatile, multi-purpose, compact and modern design which features efficient ship-handling, coastal towing, and general-purpose towing capabilities

The tugboat’s specifications:

LENGTH                                                 23,00 m

BEAM                                                    10,90 m

DEPTH                                                   4,40 m

DRAFT BASELINE                                  3,15 m

DRAFT EXTREME                                   5,05 m

GROSS TONNAGE                                  < 300

BOLLARD PULL                                     60 tons

SPEED                                                   13 knots

MAIN ENGINE                                        CATERPILLAR 3512E

TOTAL POWER                                       2 x 1771 kW @ 1800rpm

EMISSION STANDARD                           IMO Tier III E (Tier III ready)


PROPELLER                                          2400 mm DIA

SHAFTING                                             Carbon Shaft

ACCOMMODATION                                 6 people