Having signed the contract on December 31st, 2019; Med Marine delivered Asya Port’s new member, “ASYAPORT DEĞİRMENALTI”, to its owner in Tekirdağ where she will be operated.
The vessel is Med Marine’s MED-A2360 series (RAmparts 2300-MM) tugboat exclusively designed for Med Marine by Robert Allan Ltd. MED-A2360 series draw great interest by the tug operators thanks to its compact, versatile and multi-purpose nature, which makes MED-A2360 tugs have better manoeuvrability compared to other designs with similar bollard pull.
The tugboat’s general specifications include:
|LENGTH O.A.||23,00 m|
|BOLLARD PULL||60 tons|
|MAIN ENGINE||2 x CAT 3512C 1765 kW @1800rpm|
|PROPELLER||RollsRoyce (Kongsberg) US205 FP|
|FORE TOWING WINCH||THR MARINE (SEC)|
|GENERATOR SET||2 x CAT C4.4 86 ekW @ 1500 rpm, 50hz|
|FIFI E SYSTEM||1 x 1200 m3/hr. Pump, 2 x Foam/water monitor|
A virtual reality experience is available on Med Marine’s web page which provides details about the design and tugboat.
(Link to the virtual tour: https://medmarine.com.tr/tour/med26/ind.ex.html)
(Link to ASYAPORT DEĞİRMENALTI’s departure from Ereğli Shipyard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylos9iP22L0)
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 with its 162.000 sqm area and 220 L x 38 W mtrs slipway capacity, to build its state-of-the-art tugboats and Stainless Steel (STST) IMO II type chemical/oil tankers, either for its own operations or clients around the world. 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.
About Asya Port
Asyaport is a joint venture between Global Terminal Limited (GTL), terminal investment company of MSC, and the Turkish Soyuer family located in Barbaros, Tekirdağ. Asyaport commenced operations in 8th of July 2015.
Asyaport which is the first Transhipment Container Terminal ( Hub Port ) of Turkey having a draft up to 18 m, 2000 m total quay length in the position of a world-scale port with its capacity up to 2.5 million TEU. Asyaport, developing as a logistic centre, will provide significant contribution to business life of Tekirdağ with 1200 direct employment.