Med Marine celebrates another successful delivery

Med Marine, a leader shipbuilding company, takes pride in delivering the state-of-the-art MED-A2575 RAmparts 2500-W Series Tug to Boluda Towage.

Renamed as VB LUSITANIA, this impressive vessel, a RAmparts 2500-W Series Harbour Tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd, is the result of a sales contract signed between Med Marine and Spain’s Boluda Towage during the summer of 2023.

This high-performance Harbour Tug, boasting an impressive 75 tons of Bollard Pull, is equipped to meet Class FIFI-E requirements. Serving as a versatile multi-purpose tug, it is best at ship handling, towing, pushing, mooring, and features state-of-the-art firefighting facilities. Additionally, the vessel is equipped with both forward and aft winches, as well as an aft towing hook. With dimensions measuring 25.20 meters in length, 12 meters in beam, and 4.60 meters in depth, VB LUSITANIA stands as a testament to Med Marine’s commitment to excellence.

Melis Üçüncü, Sales Director at Med Marine, expressed their delight at the successful delivery OF VB LUSITANIA to Boluda Towage. Ms. Üçüncü emphasized the company’s pleasure in renewing its collaboration with Boluda Towage, citing the previous deliveries of VB MAGNUM in April ’23 and VB AHMOSE in January ‘24. This latest achievement underscores Med Marine’s unwavering dedication to providing top-tier maritime solutions for its clients.

Boluda Towage’s consistent selection of Med Marine vessels, underscores the unwavering trust and confidence that Boluda places in Med Marine’s expertise and commitment to delivering high-quality maritime solutions. Med Marine preserves its commitment to delivering cutting-edge vessels that not only meet but exceed industry standards. The delivery of VB LUSITANIA is a testament to the company’s dedication to innovation, quality, and client satisfaction.

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. Ereğli 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 Towage:
Boluda Towage provides tailored towage services in major global ports, always putting customers’ needs first. And continue to lead them safely into the harbors.

Boluda Towage is one of the world’s leaders in maritime services. The company has a worldwide presence and operates a fleet of more than 400 vessels in 100 ports in 18 countries on 4 continents of Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Along with port towage, they also provide offshore & ocean towage and salvage operations.