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


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 Tug and Barge Ltd.’s new ATB push tug the Island Raider has entered service pushing the double hulled refined petroleum products barge, ITB […]

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 […]

Third Tug built to Robert Allan Ltd.’s New TRAktor 2500-SX Design Commences Operations for Svitzer

November 15, 2018

The third tug built by Sanmar Shipyards to Robert Allan Ltd.’s new TRAktor 2500-SX design commenced operations on November 1st in London for Svitzer. The […]

Powerful TundRA 3600-H Icebreaker Tug Destined for Swedish Port Launched in Spain

October 22, 2018

On Monday October 8, a new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug was launched by GONDAN Shipbuilders in Figueras, Spain. This is an important step for GONDAN […]

Four New Z-Tech® 4500’s for the US Navy

October 19, 2018

Robert Allan Ltd. has been awarded a contract to design a new version of the successful Z-Tech® 4500 tugs for the United States Navy (USN). […]

Vancouver to Welcome Two New Cheoy Lee Built RAstar 3200 Escort Tugs for SAAM SMIT Towage Canada

September 27, 2018

Robert Allan Ltd. is very pleased to announce that SAAM SMIT TOWAGE CANADA Inc. (SST Canada), a joint venture partnership between Boskalis of the Netherlands […]

Two Steel-cutting Ceremonies for Tianjin Port’s New Smart Tugs

September 14, 2018

Following the successful completion in 2015 of concurrent construction programs involving 5 vessels of 3 different designs, Robert Allan Ltd. turned their attention to developing […]

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