January 23, 2018
Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce a contract with Peruvian tug operator TRAMARSA for a new RAmparts 2400-W. The vessel will be built by Jiangsu Wuxi Shipyard in China and is to be called “Lima”, continuing a TRAMARSA tradition of naming tugs with indigenous words. Lima is an ancient civilization, established well before the Inca empire, and is also the name of Peru’s capital city.
The new tug is an evolution of the previous RAmparts 2400-W tugs “Chincha” and “Tupaq” which are the Quechua words for “North” and “Rich” respectively. Also built by Jiangsu Wuxi for TRAMARSA and are currently operating at the port of Callao in Peru.
The new vessel will have the following characteristics:
ABS Class Notation:
- A1, Ⓔ, ✠ AMS, Towing Vessel, UWILD, ABCU, Unrestricted Navigation, Fire-Fighting Vessel Class 1
- Length overall (excl. fendering): 24.40 metres
- Breadth, moulded: 11.25 metres
- Depth, moulded (least): 4.37 metres
- Power: 2 x 2,240 kW
- Bollard Pull: 75 tonnes
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