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TundRA Designs

May 6, 2021

Robert Allan Ltd. has decades of experience in designing ice-capable vessels including tugs. The TundRA series was developed as a compact icebreaker capable of continually […]

Baltic Sea Operator Expands Fleet with New TundRA

April 28, 2021

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that the first TundRA 3200 recently arrived at its home port in Tallinn, Estonia. The TundRA 3200 is […]

UZMAR and SAAM Achieve Major Successes with Latest RAstar 3200-W Series Tugs for El Salvador

April 22, 2021

A pair of RAstar 3200-W tugs built by Turkey’s UZMAR shipyard for SAAM Towage have arrived in El Salvador, marking the successful completion of a […]

Robert Allan Ltd. Designs New Electric Pushboats for Hidrovias do Brasil S.A.

April 15, 2021

A new fleet of innovative diesel/battery electric pushboats for Hidrovias do Brasil S.A., a leading South American logistics operator, have recently begun construction in Belov […]

Second Scandinavian Ice-breaking Tug for Svitzer Europe

April 13, 2021

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that the second Scandinavian ice-breaking tug designed by the firm has been successfully delivered to its owner, Svitzer […]

Two RAmbler 1200-SX Line-boats for Targe Towing

April 13, 2021

Two RAmbler 1200-SX line-boats are on their way to Leith, Scotland, near Edinburgh. The line-boats were built by Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey for Targe Towing […]

TRAktor 2800-Z tugs for Svitzer

April 5, 2021

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that TRAktor 2800-Z tugs Svitzer Abrolhos and Svitzer Wilu were successfully delivered to Svitzer Australia in January and […]

Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship 2021

March 17, 2021

The Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship award is now open for applications until June 30th, 2021. The Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship was created in 1982 by […]

Robert Allan Ltd design Z-Tech 30-80 George M delivered

March 12, 2021

Bay-Houston Towing Co. has taken delivery of the Robert Allan Ltd. designed Z-Tech 30-80 tug George M in early January 2021. Bay-Houston Towing Co. contracted […]

New contracts in Indonesia

February 25, 2021

PT. Graha Trisaka Industri, has awarded tug design contracts to Robert Allan Ltd. for a RAmparts 3200-W and a TRAktor 3200-V. The tugs will be […]

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