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Read these pages for details about our designs built and in action, recent company news, our RAindrops print newsletter, articles and publications related to our design work and more!

A Trio of Turkish Ties at ITS 2018

July 17, 2018

Sanmar Robert G. Allan and Orhan Gurun (Chairman of Sanmar) sign for two RAlly 1900-SX utility vessels, four RApport 1900-SX twin screw tugs, and a […]

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 […]

Robert Allan Ltd. at ITS 2018

July 13, 2018

Photos by Chris Allerton, The ABR Company Ltd.

Recognition of the Critical Role of Tugboats in the BC Economy

July 6, 2018

In late May 2018 a handsome bronze plaque, provided by Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada (HSMBC) was unveiled on […]

Engineers in Motion – Byron Roehrl, P.Eng.

July 5, 2018

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that Mr. Byron Roehrl has earned his accreditation as a Registered Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists British […]

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 […]

Svitzer Takes Delivery of First 70 Tonne BP Version of Robert Allan Ltd.’s TRAktor 2500-SX Tugboat

May 16, 2018

The first 70 tonne bollard pull version of Robert Allan Ltd.’s TRAktor 2500-SX tractor tugs has been delivered to her Owner, Svitzer A/S of Denmark. […]

A Quadruple Delivery of RAstar 3400 Terminal Support/Escort Tugs for Star Marine Ltd.

May 9, 2018

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce the delivery of Murjan 1, 2, 3, and 4 the four RAstar 3400 escort tugs, to owners Star […]

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