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


Unveiling Z-Tech® Exclusive Design Edition

November 15, 2017

Sanmar Building a Trio of 70 Tonne BP Versions of Robert Allan Ltd.’s Versatile TRAktor 2500-SX Design

October 31, 2017

Robert Allan Ltd., Naval Architects of Vancouver, Canada recently put the finishing touches to a versatile new 25 metre harbour tug design for Sanmar Shipyards […]

Unique Barge-Ferry Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. Delivered by Waiward Steel LP

October 12, 2017

At the completion of its 1000 km drive along the highway from Edmonton to Hay River and the 850 km sail down the Mackenzie River […]

Contract awarded for Construction of Icebreaking Tug Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. for Port of Lulea

October 6, 2017

A new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd. will be built by Astilleros Gondán Shipyard of Spain who were selected as the […]

BRAvo 2500 Pollution Response Vessel: Purpose Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. to Protect Canada’s West Coast

October 2, 2017

In September 2017, Burnaby BC based Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) awarded a construction contract to ASL Shipyards, Singapore, for three of Robert Allan […]

Terrific Trio – Robert Allan Ltd.’s RAstar 4000-DF Class Escort Tugs Dux, Pax, Audax named in Hammerfest

September 28, 2017

On August 26th in Hammerfest under perhaps not entirely unusual northern Norwegian late summer weather of 6 degrees Celsius and driving rain, Østensjø Rederi’s three […]

Adaptable RAmparts 2500-CL Design from Robert Allan Ltd.

August 8, 2017

Cheoy Lee Shipyards and Robert Allan Ltd. are pleased to announce an exclusive new tug series being built by Cheoy Lee. The RAmparts 2500-CL is […]

Heedfully Handling a Colossal Crude Carrier

July 17, 2017

When the largest oil tanker ever to call on your port arrives, you need a confident team of tugboat crews and equipment to handle that […]

Alcor: Robert Allan Ltd.’s first Bulgarian Delivery

July 4, 2017

On June 2nd, 2017, “MTG-Dolphin” Shipyard delivered to Navigation Maritime Bulgare (Navibulgar) JSC the tug Alcor, the first of three vessels in series built to […]

A New Era for Z-Tech® Tugs

June 20, 2017

In late May 2017, Houston Texas based Bay-Houston Towing Co. and Suderman & Young Towing Company awarded construction contracts to Gulf Island Shipyards, LLC for […]

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