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Adaptable RAmparts 2500-CL Design from Robert Allan Ltd.

August 8, 2017

Cheoy Lee Shipyards and Robert Allan Ltd. are pleased to announce an exclusive new tug series being built by Cheoy Lee. The RAmparts 2500-CL is […]

Engineers in Motion – Ryan Ayres, P.Eng.

July 24, 2017

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that Mr. Ryan Ayres has earned his accreditation as a Registered Professional Engineer with APEGBC (Association of Professional […]

Heedfully Handling a Colossal Crude Carrier

July 17, 2017

When the largest oil tanker ever to call on your port arrives, you need a confident team of tugboat crews and equipment to handle that […]

Engineers in Motion – Jianbo Zhang, P.Eng.

July 12, 2017

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that Mr. Jianbo Zhang has earned his accreditation as a Registered Professional Engineer with APEGBC (Association of Professional […]

Alcor: Robert Allan Ltd.’s first Bulgarian Delivery

July 4, 2017

On June 2nd, 2017, “MTG-Dolphin” Shipyard delivered to Navigation Maritime Bulgare (Navibulgar) JSC the tug Alcor, the first of three vessels in series built to […]

A New Era for Z-Tech® Tugs

June 20, 2017

In late May 2017, Houston Texas based Bay-Houston Towing Co. and Suderman & Young Towing Company awarded construction contracts to Gulf Island Shipyards, LLC for […]

Evan Gatehouse Returns to Robert Allan Ltd.

June 6, 2017

We are pleased to announce the return of Mr. Evan Gatehouse, P.Eng. Evan is an experienced mechanical engineer/naval architect who began with Robert Allan Ltd. […]

2017 Robert Allan Ltd. Marine Design Innovation Award

June 2, 2017

We are pleased to announce that on May 26th, Robert Allan Ltd. awarded our 2017 Marine Design Innovation Award to Donovan Byrd of the Fisheries […]

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 […]

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