Six Robert Allan RAstar design 34.95 m, 85 TBP High Performance Escort tugs

Member of design selection committee for an order of six new build high performance escort tugs. Owners Representative for the construction, trials and delivery.  Design optimised for high bollard pull and indirect towage performance to mitigate the risk of channel blockage at Port Hedland. Length of 34.95 m and beam of 14.75 m with sponsoned hull form to dampen roll angle amplitudes & velocity. High performance Markey electric render/retrieve winch fitted. Construction carried out at ASL Shipyard Singapore from September 2015 to August 2017.

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