Med Marine Signs a Newbuilding Contract with British Operator

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Med Marine Signs a Newbuilding Contract with British Operator

Leading Turkish tugboat operator and shipbuilder Med Marine is proud to announce they have signed a newbuilding contract for a 14m line handling boat with Briggs Marine and Environmental Services.

14m/10TBP line handling boat is designed by Tomay Ship Design and she will operate in the Humber Estuary, UK.

She is planned to have the following dimensions:

LOA (INC. FENDERS)                 : 14.061m

LENGTH (HULL)                         : 13.900m

BREADTH (INC. FENDERS)       : 5.508m

BREADTH (HULL)                      : 5.363m

DEPTH AT MIDSHIP                  : 2.955m

DRAFT APPROX.                       : 2.000m

BOLLARD PULL                         : 10 tonnes

She is going to utilise two VOLVO PENTA D13 main engines with a total output of 736 kW.

The vessel’s some of other specifications are as per below:

GEAR BOX                                 : 2 x ZF W350-1

REDUCTION RATIO                   : 3,026:1


PROPELLER                               : 2x 900 mm four bladed Aluminium Bronze, BS1400, AB2 (Cu3)

NOZZLE                                     : Fixed type Mild Steel with inner stainless steel

STEERING GEAR                       : DATA HİDROLİK DDS 2x290S

The vessel is going to be built at Med Marine’s group-owned Ereğli Shipyard and delivery is set for October 2019.

Her general notations are as follows:


Same as 2018, Med Marine has a very busy new building programme for 2019 consisting of various types of Robert Allan design ASD/TS tugboats, Camarc design pilot boats and mooring boat projects.