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


“Strike Steel” Ceremony for the TRAktor V-3200 Tugboats being built in Indonesia

May 15, 2020

On April 15, 2020, the “strike steel” ceremony for the TRAktor V-3200 tugboats was held at the builders, PT. Graha Trisaka Industri, in Batam, Indonesia. […]

Quarantine Capability Incorporated in a Robert Allan Ltd. ASD 40-35 Design

April 29, 2020

As a part of Covid-19 precautions which are being taken around the globe, the tug design world is no different. An isolation/temporary quarantine capability was […]

RMK MARINE Delivers Two of Robert Allan Ltd.’s RAmparts 2500-SD Tugs to Local Client

April 27, 2020

Istanbul based RMK MARINE delivered 70 tonne bollard pull, RAmparts 2500-SD towing vessels T.DAMLA-8 and T.DAMLA-9 on January 31, 2020 and March 27, 2020 respectively […]

The Mighty Hercules Enters Service

April 8, 2020

The tug Hercules was built by Diversified Marine Inc. of Portland, OR and has now entered service for Crowley Maritime Corporation in Seattle, WA. Designated […]

Rimorchiatori Riuniti Takes Delivery of Italia, a Modified Version of Robert Allan Ltd.’s TRAktor 2500-SX Tug

April 3, 2020

Genoa Italy based Rimorchiatori Riuniti Group took delivery in February of a modified version of Robert Allan Ltd.’s TRAktor 2500-SX standard design from Sanmar Shipyards […]

Belov Engenharia Ltda. to operate Robert Allan Ltd. designed Dive Support Vessels for Petrobras

March 26, 2020

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 […]

Initial LNG Bunkering of the RAstar 3800-DF Tug at Ningbo Port

March 17, 2020

Robert Allan Ltd. congratulates Ningbo Port Group on completing the first LNG bunkering of their new RAstar 3800-DF tug Yang Gang Xiao Tuo No.60. The […]

Turkey’s TOR Group Delivers Series of RAstar 3300 Tugs to GPHA

February 6, 2020

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that TOR Group of Companies’ (TOR) shipyard in Tuzla Bay (Istanbul), Turkey has successfully delivered the Ben Owusu-Mensah, […]

“Flower Power” from Sanmar and Robert Allan Ltd. – 200 Tugs and Counting…

January 23, 2020

On the 11th of January 2020, Sanmar and Robert Allan Ltd. celebrated the commissioning of the 200th tug built by Sanmar to a Robert Allan […]

ASD 35/50 Tug Delivered to Tianjin Port

January 22, 2020

Just before end of 2019, Jin Gang Lun 34 was delivered to Tianjin Port. She joins the Port’s tugboat fleet and serves the main roles […]

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