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

New Hybrid Icebreaking Tug from Robert Allan Ltd. for the Port of Lulea

June 2, 2017

After a rigorous selection process, Robert Allan Ltd. has been chosen to design a high- performance icebreaking escort tug for the Port of Lulea, Sweden. […]

Robert Allan Ltd.’s ART 85-32W Class Rotortug® Design Selected by Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. for their Port Hedland Towage Operation

May 31, 2017

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd’s subsidiary Pilbara Marine Pty Ltd has selected Robert Allan Ltd.’s ART 85-32W Class Rotortug® design as the primary vessel to make […]

Robert Allan Ltd. RAmparts 3200 Tug for Royal Thai Navy

May 29, 2017

Italthai Marine, Thailand recently delivered H.T.M.S. Panyi, a Robert Allan Ltd. designed RAmparts 3200 class tug to the Royal Thai Navy. The tug was officially […]

First of Robert Allan Ltd.’s RAstar 4000-DF Class Dual Fuel Extreme Escort Tugs Delivered to Østensjø Rederi AS

May 26, 2017

Too frequently one sees claims for new vessels as being “state of the art” or “unique” when in fact they are usually just “more of […]

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 […]

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