Five new tugs for Svitzer Australia

All six tugs mentioned here are to Robert Allan Ltd's RAstar design (Svitzer)

Svitzer Towage has agreed to supply five new Robert Allan tugs for operations in Australia.

With an eye to efficiency and reducing emissions, the 80tbp tugs will be equipped with Schottel’s Sydrive-M system, allowing both thrusters to be run by one engine for low load periods. The vessels have a length of 28m, speed of 13kn and power of 4,700kW.

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