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The following press releases highlight recent vessel deliveries from Robert Allan Ltd. designs, and announcements concerning major new projects


RAstar 85 Class Escort Tugs: Purpose Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. for the Demands of Western Australia

April 11, 2017

With the arrival of the Iron Kestrel and Iron Corella in Port Hedland, WA, the first two of BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s six boat order […]

ART 100-46 Class Rotortug® DP2 Infield Support Vessel from Robert Allan Ltd. for KT Maritime

April 5, 2017

Construction of the Robert Allan Ltd. designed ART 100-46 Class Infield Support Vessel (ISV) is well underway at Damen Shipyards Sharjah, UAE. KT Maritime Services […]

RAlly 1600 Steel Pilot Boat from Robert Allan Ltd.

March 30, 2017

The pilot boat Kara Yusuf, named after the Owner’s grandfather, went into service on March 4, 2017 in Turkey. The boat will provide pilot transfer […]

Robert Allan Ltd.’s 150th Sanmar-built Tug for Svitzer’s Silver Bullet Project

March 30, 2017

The Svitzer Hermod and Svitzer Chirripo are the first two of six customized Robert Allan Ltd. RAstar 2800 class terminal support/escort tug designs for Svitzer’s […]

Robert Allan Ltd. Designs for New Fleet of Pusher Tugs & Barges for Louis Dreyfus Company in Brazil

March 13, 2017

A modern fleet of pusher tugs and barges for Louis Dreyfus Company, a leading global merchant and processor of agricultural goods have recently begun construction […]

A New Tug Class… the RAmparts 2300-MM for Med Marine

March 6, 2017

A newly designed variant of the popular RAmparts series of tugs from Robert Allan Ltd.; a RAmparts 2300-MM will commence construction very soon. This design […]

ART Trident – The First US Built Rotortug®

February 8, 2017

The first US-built Rotortug® – ART Trident has undergone trials and is now in service. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., and designated as an ART […]

Ningbo Port to Build RAstar 3800-DF

December 20, 2016

Robert Allan Ltd.’s new RAstar 3800-DF class dual-fuel (LNG-MDO) tug for Ningbo Port Company is currently in the shipyard tendering stage, representing a key milestone […]

Robert Allan Ltd. RAmparts 2400-W Class Tugs Bring Exceptional Performance to Spanish Tug Operations

December 16, 2016

Robert Allan Ltd.’s high performance RAmparts 2400-W design has recently gained prominent acceptance in Spain with the 2016 deliveries of two vessels by Astilleros Armon […]

Signet Shipbuilding Delivers Latest Robert Allan Ltd. RApport 2400 to E.N. Bisso & Son Inc.

December 15, 2016

RApport 2400 The GLADYS B, Robert Allan Ltd.’s newest RApport 2400 class tugboat design, was successfully launched and christened on October 12, 2016 in Pascagoula, […]

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