Future-fuelled tugs for the long haul

The ASD Tug 2812 FF is in the same bollard pull range as the RSD Tug 2513-E (Damen)

As the towage industry grapples with reducing emissions in a world where fuels of the future are still being mapped out, it has to make decisions that could affect the commercial viability of investments that stretch way off into the future.

“During its lifetime, a tug that is delivered today will be required to reduce its emissions year on year until, by 2050, it is sailing with zero emissions or is carbon neutral,” says Damen’s Product Manager Tugs Erik van Schaik.

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