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


Next Generation of Z-Tech® Tugs Arrive

February 5, 2019

At the end of 2018, Gulf Island Shipyards completed the first of ten Z-Tech® 30-80 tugs, five of which were ordered by Bay Houston Towing […]

RAmparts 2500-CL Ship handling Tug Hinewai Arrives in Her Home Port in New Zealand

January 31, 2019

Hinewai, a RAmparts 2500-CL ship handling tug, arrived in her home port of Timaru on the South Island of New Zealand on January 11th after […]

Unique ASD 40-35 Pilotage & Towing Vessels Launched

January 23, 2019

The new Jingang Lun 31 and Jingang Lun 32, a unique pair of combined towing and pilotage vessels, constructed by Zhenjiang Shipyard of China were […]

Dual Fuel RAstar 3800-DF Tug Launched

January 18, 2019

Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has recently launched a dual fuel RAstar 3800-DF tug at their yard in Zhenjiang, China. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., this tug […]

Z-Tech® 5000 Port/Terminal Ship-handling Tug Guilin Splashes Down in Style

December 20, 2018

In late November, South China Towing Co. Ltd. took delivery of the Z-Tech® 5000 tug Guilin, built by Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd. The Z-Tech® design […]

Z-Tech® 5000 Port/Terminal Ship-handling Tugs PSA Polaris & PSA Capella Join the Fleet in Style

December 13, 2018

Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd. have delivered two more Z-Tech® tugs, PSA Polaris and PSA Capella, to PSA Marine, Singapore on October 26. This time was […]

Robert Allan Ltd. to design series of new RAstar 3300 Tugs for Turkey’s TOR Group

December 11, 2018

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with the Turkey based TOR Group of Companies (TOR), for the design […]

Robert Allan Ltd. Designed ATB Push Tug Island Raider Enters Service

November 22, 2018

Island Raider / ITB Resolution in Burrard Inlet (photo credit: Carolyn Matt, Island Tug) Island Tug and Barge Ltd.’s new ATB push tug the Island […]

RAmparts 2800-DF Keel Laying Ceremony

November 21, 2018

After selecting Robert Allan Ltd. to design PSA Marine’s first dual fuel ship-handling tug to operate in Singapore in January of this year the builder, […]

Belov to Build and Operate Robert Allan Ltd. Designed Dive Support Vessels for Petrobras

November 19, 2018

A renewed wave of investments in the Brazilian offshore industry has appeared on the horizon kindling the demand for new highly specialized vessels such as […]

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