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


Robert Allan Ltd.’s First Tugs in Taiwan with TRAktor 3100-V Contract Award

September 12, 2018

Two new TRAktor 3100-V tugs, scheduled to be delivered in 2020, will introduce Robert Allan Ltd. tugs into new territory – Taiwan. Robert Allan Ltd. […]

Keel Laid for Second Royal Thai Navy RAmparts 3200 Tug

September 10, 2018

After being awarded the construction contract of the second RAmparts 3200 tug early this year, the builder, Italthai Marine Limited of Thailand held the keel […]

PSA Marine Takes Delivery of Two New Superhero Tugs

August 28, 2018

In August, 2018, PSA Marine Singapore took delivery of RAmparts 3200 ASD tugs PSA Thor and PSA Hulk of Robert Allan Ltd. design, built at […]

Completion of the Second Rapport 1600-SX Harbour Tug Design GÖKÇAY II

August 27, 2018

Gökçay II, the second RApport 1600-SX tug built by Sanmar Shipbuilders, was completed in August, the first vessel of this design being delivered in May. […]

RAstar 3200 Tug Eugene for Kenya Ports Authority

August 17, 2018

The new RAstar 3200 tug Eugene, constructed by Cheoy Lee Shipyards, Hong Kong, has been delivered to its owners Kenya Ports Authority, Mombasa, Kenya. Principal […]

Kinaki Arrives Home to Port Taranaki

August 10, 2018

In June 2018 the new 25 metre harbour tractor tug Kinaki completed its 73-day journey via heavy lift transport ship from Istanbul, Turkey, and arrived […]

New CARROUSEL RAVE TUG Design Underway

July 16, 2018

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce the signing of a new design contract during the 25th International Tug, Salvage & OSV Convention and Exhibition […]

Steel-cutting Ceremony for New RAstar 3800-DF Design

June 22, 2018

On June 15th 2018, a steel-cutting ceremony took place for a RAstar 3800-DF (dual-fuel) at Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard in China. This first ever RAstar 3800-DF […]

Robert Allan Ltd. Announces Trials of New RApport 1600-SX Harbour Tug Design

June 12, 2018

Gökçay, the first RApport 1600-SX tug, was run through its paces by her builders, Sanmar Shipyards, in late May and showed excellent performance in all […]

Safely Escorting the VLCC

June 1, 2018

In April 2018 the VLCC Nave Quasar arrived at the Enterprise Products Partners (EPP) terminal in Texas City. This ship is the largest to ever […]

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