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


RApport 2400 Tug for E.N. Bisso & Son Inc.

October 31, 2019

In August 2019, Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc. launched the RApport 2400 tug C.D. White, a ship-assist / escort tug for E.N. Bisso & Son Inc. […]

Christening Ceremony of TundRA 3600-H Hybrid Tug VILJA

October 24, 2019

  On Tuesday the 20th of August in the Port of Luleå, Sweden, the most powerful ice-breaking tug of this size, TundRA 3600-H (Hybrid) tug […]

New Robert Allan Ltd. TRAktor 3000-Z Design for Bukser og Berging

October 18, 2019

Robert Allan Ltd. has completed the design of a new TRAktor 3000-Z escort tug for Bukser og Berging of Lysaker, Norway who have placed an […]

18 Metre Fire-Floats for Bangladesh

October 11, 2019

Robert Allan Ltd. has delivered a design of two unique fire-floats to Khulna Shipyard Ltd in Bangladesh. The boats will measure 18.9 m x 5.3 […]

Lyttelton Port adds to its fleet with a RApport 2500 harbour tug

September 16, 2019

In June 2019, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC), New Zealand, took delivery of the Piaka, a RApport 2500 harbour tug, after voyage on its own bottom […]

Robert Allan Ltd. designs a New Pusher Tug for Hidrovias do Brasil S.A.

September 6, 2019

Two modern pusher tugs for Hidrovias do Brasil S.A., have begun operation in Brazil, to a customized design from Robert Allan Ltd. of Vancouver, Canada. […]

RALamander 1600 – Uncrewed Rapid Response Fire Fighting for Modern Ports

August 22, 2019

Explosion and toxic smoke risks from container and petrochemical fires in ports can threaten lives and shut down port operations. Rapid response, close-in firefighting capability […]

Robert Allan Ltd. and MTU team up to develop first natural gas fuelled shallow draft pushboat

August 16, 2019

Natural gas is quickly becoming the “fuel of choice” for the maritime industry, not only for its potential in reducing environmentally hazardous gas emissions, but […]

Eight New ART 85-32W Rotortugs® by Robert Allan Ltd. now in Port Hedland

August 16, 2019

Eight of Robert Allan Ltd.’s new ART 85-32W Rotortugs® have arrived on site in Port Hedland, Western Australia. Fortescue Metals Group Ltd’s (FMG) subsidiary, Pilbara […]

Shallow Draft, Ice Class, RAmparts 2800 Delivered to Cao Fei Dian Port

August 14, 2019

The Cao Gang 27, constructed by Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd. of China was delivered in mid July to Caofeidian Tugging Services Co., Ltd, […]

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