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


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, […]

Another RAmparts 3300 Class ASD Tug from Robert Allan Ltd. for China

December 8, 2016

The Cao Gang 26 is a new RAmparts 3300 ASD tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd., constructed at JiangSu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd. in […]

Robert Allan Ltd. Signs Contract with Uzmar Shipyard at Workboat Show

December 5, 2016

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce the signing of a contract during the recent International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA.  Robert Allan Ltd. […]

ART 100-42 Class Rotortugs®: World’s First Purpose-Built FLNG ISVs

November 29, 2016

With the November 9th naming ceremony of the 2nd and 3rd ART 100-42 Class Infield Support Vessels (ISVs), all three of the world’s first purpose-designed […]

New Pushboat for Cargill Transportation’s Amazon River Service

November 23, 2016

Construction of a fleet of Robert Allan Ltd. designed pushboats and barges for Cargill Transportation was recently completed. The latest addition to the fleet of […]

Introducing the RAmparts 2200-SX Class Tug: Compact “Little Sister” to Highly Successful RAmparts 2400-SX Tugs from Sanmar

November 18, 2016

In mid-2015, Sanmar A.S. contracted with Robert Allan Ltd., Naval Architects of Vancouver, Canada to design a “little sister” to Sanmar’s highly successful Ramparts 2400-SX […]

Ocean Taiga: The Second Mighty TundRA 3600 for Ocean Group

November 10, 2016

On October 28th, 2016 the Ocean Group Inc. of Quebec City, Canada took delivery of the 6000 kW ASD tug Ocean Taiga. This icebreaking escort […]

Multi-Purpose Field Support Vessel Delivered to Harvey Gulf for the Shell Stones Offshore Field – The RAmpage 6500-ZH Harvey Stone

November 9, 2016

The Harvey Stone is a Multi-Purpose Field Support Vessel (MPFSV) that will serve as a dedicated field support vessel for the Shell Stones FPSO offshore […]

VB Xaloc: New TRAktor 3200-V Class VSP Escort Tug from Robert Allan Ltd. for Boluda

October 31, 2016

The VB Xaloc, first of Robert Allan Ltd.’s new TRAktor 3200-V class escort tugs has been delivered by Astilleros Zamakona to Owners Boluda Towage and […]

Twenty-five RAmparts 2400-SX Class Tugs Delivered by Sanmar in just over 3 Years

October 19, 2016

With the completion in August of Bedia Safi and Celal Safi for Safi Port, Derince, Turkey, a total of twenty five (25) RAmparts 2400-SX class […]

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