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


Newest Members of the Z-Tech® Club

August 25, 2016

This summer, Bay-Houston Towing Co. and Suderman & Young Towing Co. held christening ceremonies for their newest tugs. The Robert Allan Ltd. designed Z-Tech® 2400 […]

Tough Twins: The First RAnger V-3300 Arrives at the Port of Long Beach

August 16, 2016

Robert Allan Ltd. has emerged as a global leader in designing high-performance response vessels of many types and in particular, large fireboats for major ports […]

Sanmar Shipyards to build 150th Robert Allan Ltd. Design

July 27, 2016

Robert Allan Ltd. and Sanmar Denizcilik A.S. are pleased to announce a significant milestone in their ongoing relationship. Scheduled to be launched later this year, […]

Christening Ceremony of the Third and Fourth RAstar 3200 Class Tugs Yunco and Huairavo for SAAM S.A.

July 25, 2016

‘Our Gang’ of RAscals Continues to Grow!

June 9, 2016

Recently completed for Port Otago, New Zealand, the latest RAscal 1800 is to be delivered to her owner by heavy lift ship in June. Named […]

Cheoy Lee Joins the Robert Allan Ltd. “Century Club”

May 20, 2016

On April 26, 2016, Cheoy Lee Shipyards launched the 100th vessel it has built to a Robert Allan Ltd. design, becoming the second shipyard worldwide […]

New RAmparts 2400-W Tug Chincha Launched

May 19, 2016

In the early morning of April 26, 2016, a new high-performance ASD tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd. was launched in Jiangsu Province, China for […]

Pelindo III to receive 15 Robert Allan Ltd. RAzer series ship-handling tugs in Indonesia

March 17, 2016

In early 2015, Robert Allan Ltd., Naval Architects of Vancouver, Canada was awarded a contract to provide 4 customized versions of its distinctive RAzer series […]

Robert Allan Ltd. Designs for New Pushboats and Barges for Cargill Transportation’s Amazon River Service

March 16, 2016

Construction of a fleet of Robert Allan Ltd. designed pushboats and barges for Cargill Transportation is nearing completion, with delivery expected at the end of […]

Robert Allan Ltd. and Sanmar introduce the new VectRA series of Voith tractor tugs

March 7, 2016

The new and innovative VectRA 3000 Class Tug is a high performance VSP Tractor tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd in close collaboration with Turkish […]

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