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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. designs the very first RAmparts 2800-DF for PSA Marine

January 2, 2018

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that they have been selected to design a dual fuel ship-handling tug for PSA Marine to operate in […]

A new RAmparts 2400-SXH Tug with CAT’s advanced variable drive system

December 11, 2017

A new RAmparts 2400-SXH harbour tug with an innovative hydraulic hybrid propulsion system is to be built by Sanmar shipyards to a Robert Allan Ltd. […]

RAstar 4000-DF recently named Tug of the Year 2017 by Tug Technology & Business magazine

December 1, 2017

The three Robert Allan Ltd. designed, dual fuel, extreme escort tugs named Dux, Pax, and Audax, built by Astilleros Gondán S.A. for Østensjø Rederi have […]

RAscal 1600 Mooring Launch EIMEO built by Cheoy Lee Shipyards

December 1, 2017

The Robert Allan Ltd. designed RAscal 1600 mooring launch EIMEO has been completed by Cheoy Lee Shipyards in Hong Kong and is on its way […]

A Follow-up Pair of RAmparts 3200 CL Tugs for Repeat Owner

November 24, 2017

In 2011, Ocean Pioneer and Ocean Perfect, the first two RAmparts 3200 CL tugs developed by Robert Allan Ltd. exclusively for Cheoy Lee Shipyards, Hong […]

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 […]

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