MED-A3080 Tug was Christened in Valletta

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MED-A3080 Tug was Christened in Valletta

The official christening ceremony of the Tug Malta’s new tugboat Vittoriosa was held in Port of Valletta at the end of May. A large group of guests including shareholders, overseas guests, VIPs and customers attended the event. She was delivered to Tug Malta Ltd in mid May 2019.

The vessel is a RAstar 3000-W class tugboat designed by Robert Allan Ltd. and built by Med Marine, the leading Turkish shipbuilder and operator, at its group-owned Ereğli Shipyard. The high-quality vessel was successfully launched in Ereğli Shipyard on January 30th, 2019.

Raffaello Corradi, Group Technical Director of Rimorchiatori Riuniti S.p.A., mentioned that they are very satisfied with her.

During the christening ceremony, another sales contract was signed by Med Marine and Tug Malta for their Maltese operations.

The vessel has following particulars:

LENGTH                                     29,70 m

BEAM                                         13,30 m

DEPTH                                        5,45 m

FUEL OIL                                    203,40 m³

FRESH WATER                          18,40 m³

BOLLARD PULL                         80 tonnes

MAIN ENGINE                            2 x MTU 16V4000M65L

POWER                                       2 x 2.560 kW (app. 6866 bhp)

AZIMUTHING STERN DRIVE     2 x ROLLS ROYCE US 255 P30 FP

                 2800 diameter

                  Carbon fiber shaft.

SPEED                                         13.0 knots

ACCOMMODATION                   8 persons

NOTATION                                  RINA C ✠ HULL ✠ MACH; ESCORT TUG; FIRE FIGHTING SHIP 1; WATER SPRAYING;

                                                     UNRESTRICTED NAVIGATION; AUT-UMS; AUT-PORT; COMF- NOISE C; COMF-VIB C;

                                                     INWATERSURVEY

 Click the link and experience a 360° virtual tour of the tugboat:

https://medmarine.com.tr/tour/ER75/index.html