Med marine delivers another state-of-the-art tug to Scafi Società di Navigazione S.p.A

Med Marine, a leading shipbuilder with an impeccable track record in the maritime industry, has delivered a state-of-the-art RAmparts 2500W Tug of 25 m, delivering 70 tons of Bollard Pull, equipped to meet Class FIFI E SYSTEM -1 requirements to Italian based Scafi Società di Navigazione S.p.A.

Named as “GEA”, the vessel is a RAmparts 2500W series multi-purpose tug which is also equipped with an aft towing hook. GEA will be deployed by Scafi group in port of Rijeka, Croatia, to support Scafi subsidiary Jadranski Pomorski Servis operations in ship handling, towing, pushing, mooring, firefighting facilities.

Melis Üçüncü, Sales Director at Med Marine, expressed enthusiasm regarding the delivery of GEA to Scafi Società di Navigazione S.p.A., saying “This reflects Med Marine’s dedication to excellence in the tugboat building sector. We are grateful for our continuing collaboration with Scafi Società di Navigazione S.p.A. and their trust in Med Marine.”

Paolo Visco, on behalf of Scafi: “We are pleased to welcome Gea in our fleet! She will be the second tug built by Med Marine to operate in port of Rijeka, where she will prove her abilities by further increasing the quality of our services.”

Technical specifications of the tugboat:
Length: 25,2 m
Breadth: 12 m
Draft: 5,75 m
Bollard Pull: 70 tons
Speed: 12 knots
Crew: 8 people

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 Scafi Group:
Scafi Group is an Italian based towage operator, leader in Mediterranean countries. It operates over 40 tugs through subsidiaries and joint ventures in Italy, Croatia, Greece and Morocco. Scafi is committed to excellence and strives to deliver the highest standards in harbour towage, marine services and seamanship.