Offshore : Med Marine Delivers Super Ice Class Tier III Tugboat, Covurlui To A.F.D.J.
Leading Turkish shipbuilder and operator Med Marine delivers second of the ice-class series tugboat built at its group owned by Ereğli Shipyard to A.F.D.J. (Administration Fluviala a Dunarii de Jos RA Galati, a state organization of Ministry of Transport in Romania).
Med Marine delivered 30m and 55 TBP MED-A3055-ICE-SUPER class ASD tugboat, Covurlui to AFDJ, Romania.
The first vessel of the series, Sulina 2 was delivered on May 20th, 2021.
MED-A3055-SUPER-ICE class tugboat is specially produced by Med Marine/Eregli Shipyard engineers according to AFDJ’s operational requirements being mainly in the Danube. As part of this, the tug is prepared for IMO Tier III regulations and BV Ice Class 1A Super notation.
Covurlui will commence its operations in Danube River.
The tug is fitted with twin Caterpillar 3512C diesel each delivering 1,902 kW, coupled to Schottel SRP460FP fixed-pitch ASD units, THR Marine forward and aft winches.
Muhammet Gokhan, Business Development Manager of Med Marine said:
“We are more than happy to have successfully delivered the second tug of our contract to AFDJ. We have enjoyed an excellent collaboration with AFDJ during the construction and delivery stage.”
55 TBP MED-A3055-ICE-SUPER class ASD tugboat has the following design particulars:
LENGTH OVERALL: 30,00m
EXTREME BEAM (INCLUDING FENDERS): 10,50m
DEPTH MOULDED: 4,85m
GROSS TONNAGE: <375GT