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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, […]

Dual Fuel Ship-Handling RAmparts 2800-DF Tug PSA Aspen

August 13, 2019

PaxOcean Shipyard Pte. Ltd. has delivered the dual fuel ship-handling tug PSA Aspen, a Robert Allan Ltd. RAmparts 2800-DF design, to PSA Marine, Singapore. The […]

Z-drive propelled ATB push tug Island Regent enters service joining sister Island Raider in refined petroleum products transportation

July 17, 2019

Island Tug and Barge Ltd.’s second new ATB push tug Island Regent entered service at the end of June pushing the double hulled refined petroleum […]

Port of Luleå 36 Metre Hybrid Icebreaker Tug

July 5, 2019

The world’s most powerful 36 metre hybrid icebreaker tug Vilja was delivered to her Owner, Port of Luleå, on June 26th, 2019 at Gondan Shipyard in […]

Christening of RAstar 3200 Sister Tugboats in Hong Kong

July 4, 2019

Hongkong Salvage & Towage, a division of HUD Group, has added two new high-performance tugs to their fleet. The Robert Allan Ltd. designed RAstar 3200 […]

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