Haifa Port contracts 70 t Voith Tug with Zamakona Yards

Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology — By on April 15, 2014 at 9:16 AM
A model impression of the Haifa Tug

A model impression of the Haifa Tug

late 14th of April, 2014  Haifa Port Company (HPC) has awarded the international tender for a new build VOITH SCHNEIDER tug to ZAMAKONA Yards.

HPC has tendered a tug which is a sister vessel of the ones already operating in the harbor. The tug has 70 t bollard pull and 31, 50 m length by 12, 50 m beam. The design has been done by VOITH DESIGN, optimizing the hull shape and  including some improvements required by the Client. Classification will be LLOYD’S REGISTER, and the notation includes  also FIFI 1 with water spay.

The tug is equipped with 2 VOITH 32R5 propulsion units coupled to 2 MAN main engines 8L27/38 developing each 2.670 kW.

For towage purposes the aft deck is fitted with a towing hook and a towage winch from HATLAPA.
Zamakona Yards Group has facilities in Santurtzi close to Bilbao, Pasajes close to San Sebastián and Las Palmas of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), with over 41 years of experience in shipbuilding and repairs of all types of vessels. We specialize in offshore vessels, research vessels, fishing boats and tugs.

For more information, please visit: www.zamakonayards.com

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