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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 […]

Robert Allan Ltd.’s First Tugs in Taiwan with TRAktor 3100-V Contract Award

September 12, 2018

Two new TRAktor 3100-V tugs, scheduled to be delivered in 2020, will introduce Robert Allan Ltd. tugs into new territory – Taiwan. Robert Allan Ltd. […]

2018 Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship Award

September 11, 2018

On September 7th, the Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship for 2018 was awarded to Mr. Samuel Kobierski, a fourth year student of naval architecture at the […]

Keel Laid for Second Royal Thai Navy RAmparts 3200 Tug

September 10, 2018

After being awarded the construction contract of the second RAmparts 3200 tug early this year, the builder, Italthai Marine Limited of Thailand held the keel […]

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