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


RAnger 2650 Class fireboat from Robert Allan Ltd. for City of Baltimore

September 6, 2007

  In July, 2007, the new RAnger 2650 Class fireboat, John R. Frazier, was delivered to the City of Baltimore Fire Department by the builder, […]

First new AZT 2400 Class tugs from Robert Allan Ltd., for Fratelli Neri S.p.A.

August 30, 2007

  In August 2007, the first two of a series of new high-performance, compact 24 metre ship-handling tugs, named “Porto di Livorno” and “Fratelli Neri” […]

RAnger 3900 Class fireboat for China from Robert Allan Ltd.

April 18, 2007

  In February 2007, the new RAnger 3900 Class fireboat Guan Xiao Yi Hao was delivered to the Port Authority of Dongguan, China by the […]

Icebreaking terminal tugs for SvitzerWijsmuller designed by Robert Allan Ltd.

April 3, 2007

  In late February 2007 the high performance ASD terminal/escort tug Svitzer Sakhalin was delivered from ASL Shipyard of Singapore to the Owners, SvitzerWijsmuller of […]

First of Z-Tech® 6000 ship-handling tugs delivered to Panama Canal Authority

March 13, 2007

  The first three of a series of new Z-Tech® 6000 Class ship-handling tugs have reported for duty with the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The […]

Robert Allan Ltd. introduces the RAstar Series of terminal/escort tugs

January 5, 2007

After a period of “quiet evolution”, Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to introduce the new RAstar Series of high-performance ASD terminal/escort tugs to the world […]

RAmpage 5000 Class offshore support tugs delivered to Groupe Bourbon

December 5, 2006

  In November 2006 the second of two RAmpage 5000 Class offshore support tugs, the Bourbon Rhesos was delivered to its Owners, Groupe Bourbon of […]

High-performance fireboats for New York City designed by Robert Allan Ltd.

May 25, 2006

  In July 2005, the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) awarded a contract for the design of their new fast response fireboats to Robert […]

Robert Allan Ltd. and Kooren Shipbuilding and Trading announce new high-performance escort/rotor tug design

May 19, 2006

  At ITS 2006 in Rotterdam, KOOREN Shipbuilding and Trading of Rotterdam approved the completion of the concept design phase of a new high-performance escort […]

ITS 2006 venue for launching new orders for Robert Allan Ltd. RAmpage Series offshore support tugs

May 19, 2006

  The ITS 2006 Conference held in Rotterdam, April 24 to 28, 2006 was the venue selected to announce two major new contracts for versions […]

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