Robert Allan Ltd. design for the Royal Thai Navy

October 7, 2015


Robert Allan Ltd. is very pleased to announce the signing of a contract with Italthai Marine Limited of Thailand for the design of a RAmparts 3200 Class Tug for the Royal Thai Navy.  The Construction contract with the Royal Thai Navy was signed on September 17th, 2015 by Admiral Krisorn Chansuvarnich, Navy Commander and Mr. Wirat Chanasit, Managing Director of Italthai Marine Limited.

The RAmparts Series of tugs are a well-proven, highly successful series of Z-drive tug designs of which more than 150 RAmparts 3200 Class tugs have been built to date. Incorporated into this design are all the features that have distinguished the RAmparts 3200 Class including high speed, excellent stability and sea keeping, enhanced astern performance and manoeuvrability.


This diesel-powered Thai Navy harbour tug is optimized for ship-assist service and coastal towing. The vessel will be outfitted to the highest standards for up to 16 people. It will have an external fire-fighting capability to Fi-Fi 1 Standard and will be built and classed in accordance with the rules of Lloyd’s Register.

The particulars of this new RAmparts 3200 tug as follows:

Length overall:
Beam, moulded:
Depth, moulded:
Maximum Draft:
Gross Tonnage:
– 32.0 m
– 11.6 m
– 5.4 m
– 4.2m
– < 500


The predicted performance is for a bollard pull of 53 tonnes and a free running speed of 12 knots.

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