Svitzer orders 2 ice course ASD yanks

Two men shake hands on deal

Hakan Sen, Chief Executive Officer, Med Marine (L) with Mattias Hellstr öm, Cluster Managing Director, Scandinavia & & Germany,Svitzer (R)

Maersk Group lugging professional Svitzer has actually authorized an agreement with Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine for 2 brand-new 30 m ice course yanks. To be constructed to Robert Allan Ltd EXPANSE 3000 style, they are established for distributions in 4th quarter 2020 and also initial quarter 2021.

The yanks have actually been personalized developed to fulfill Svitzer’s demands throughout its Scandinavian procedures will certainly be constructed to Finnish-Swedish ice course 1A, providing icebreaking abilities. The vessels will certainly utilize azimuth strict drive (ASD) to create an all directional propulsion pressure, with a minimal bollard pull of 60 lots. This is considerably over that of both yanks they will certainly change, Svitzer Helios and also Svitzer Dynan, 2 of Svitzer’s earliest vessels with a mixed 90 years of solution. Both Helios and also Dynan presently have a bollard pull listed below 40 lots,.

The 2 brand-new yanks vessels will certainly be mounted with a cutting-edge ultrasonic anti-fouling system on box colders and also hull, removing the requirement for antifouling paints, assisting to minimize the vessels’ influence on the neighborhood setting.

Additionally, the major engine areas have actually been future-proofed for putting in jeopardy MARPOL Tier III NOx guidelines and also await SCR system installment.

“We are delighted to have closed this deal with Med Marine to build our two new custom designed TundRA 3000 icebreaking tugs,” claimed Mattias Hellstr öm, Svitzer’s Cluster Managing Director, Scandinavia & &Germany “In addition to upgrading our Scandinavian harbour towage fleet, this move also secures our long-term icebreaking capabilities in the region.”

R. Hakan Sen, Chief Executive Officer, Med Marine, claimed: “We are pleased to have signed this agreement with Svitzer to build two new icebreaking tugs for their Scandinavian fleet. As an organisation, Med Marine is committed to the highest standards, so it is a natural fit for us to work with Svitzer to build these new vessels at our group-owned Eregli Shipyard.”

Once supplied, the vessels will certainly run throughout Scandinavia, mostly offering ports in Denmark and alsoSweden The vessels have actually additionally been constructed to be able to browse the secure the Swedish city of Trollh ättan, making it possible for icebreaking on the river in addition to in lake Vänern.

General Arrangement of Svitzer newbuild tug

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