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Robert Allan receives the Meritorious Achievement Award from EGBC

October 23, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Rob Allan was presented with the Meritorious Achievement Award as one of the President’s Awards conferred by Engineers & […]

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 […]

Terrific Trio – Robert Allan Ltd.’s RAstar 4000-DF Class Escort Tugs Dux, Pax, Audax named in Hammerfest

September 28, 2017

On August 26th in Hammerfest under perhaps not entirely unusual northern Norwegian late summer weather of 6 degrees Celsius and driving rain, Østensjø Rederi’s three […]

Sami Uotinen to Join Robert Allan Ltd.

September 18, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Sam Uotinen will be joining Robert Allan Ltd. on October 1st. Sami is a well-known and experienced marine industry […]

Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship Award for 2017

September 15, 2017

The trustees of the Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship Trust are very pleased to announce the award of the scholarship for 2017 to Ms. Taryn Loutit. […]

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 […]

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