A.F.D.J Celebrates Med Marine Tug Boats

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A.F.D.J Celebrates Med Marine Tug Boats

On March 29th, A.F.D.J. (Administratia Fluviala a Dunarii de Jos RA Galati, a state organization of Ministry of Transport in Romania) organized a closing conference in order to celebrate a year of successful operation of super ice class tugboats Sulina 2 and Covurlui.

First vessel of the series, Sulina 2 was delivered on May 20th, 2021 and the second vessel Covurlui was delivered on June 1st, 2021 by Med Marine. Both vessels have been successfully in operation in the Danube River since.

The event was attended by Med Marine’s General Manager Yıldız Bozkurt Özcan and various officials from the Romanian Ministry of transport.

Technical details:

LENGTH O.A.                             

30,00 m

BEAM, MOULDED                    

10,50 m


4,85 m

DESIGN DRAFT                   

4,75 m

FUEL OIL                                   

75 m3

FRESH WATER                         

23,4 m3


8 Persons


Med Marine’s General Manager Yıldız Bozkurt Özcan says:

‘Since the dawn of known history, the Danube has connected the nations and civilizations living along its banks with each other and with the rest of the world. I am so proud to see our vessels keeping this important waterway safe and in operation.

I would like to thank A.F.D.J once more for choosing Med Marine for this project and also for this fruitful event. We are looking forward for further cooperation with the Romanian Ministry of Transport in the future.’ 

About Med Marine:

Med Marine is a leading Turkish shipbuilder and leading tugboat operator. The firm employs Eregli Shipyard, one of the largest shipyards in Turkey based on some 180.000 m2 with more than 30.000 m2 indoor areas to build state-of-the-art tugboats, work boats, offshore vessels and coated/Stainless Steel (STST) IMO II type chemical/oil tankers, either for its own operations or clients around the world. Med Marine has a very wide selection of state-of-the-art tugboat design portfolio and the shipyard is constantly being improved with advanced production standards by keeping up with latest health, safety and environmental regulations. Med Marine has successfully completed the construction and delivery of almost 200 projects, including tugboats, chemical/oil tankers, mooring and pilot boats.

For more information, please visit: medmarine.com.tr