Turkey-based Med Marine has delivered its 20th tugboat to its harbour fleet.

by Hans | November 4th, 2017

The 12th Med Marine tugboat has delivered to Turkey’s Izmit Bay. Total number of Med Marine tugboats operating in Turkey has reached 20.

Med Marine’s new tugboat, Med Yarımca, is a RAmparts 2500W series model designed by Robert Allan Ltd.

The high quality vessel is an ASD type tugboat. She has the length of 25,20m, the beam of 12,00m and the depth of 4,6m. Two CAT 3516C diesel engines develop a total output of 4200 kW (5,632 bhp) with a free sailing speed of 12.0 knots and bollard pull of 73 tons. Two Caterpillar C4.4 ship service gensets provide total 172 ekw electrical power for vessel services, including the deck machinery. Med Yarımca drives two Schottel SRP1515 azimuthing thrusters with controllable pitch propellers of 2,600 mm diameter. The fire-fighting (FiFi) pump for the tug’s FiFi 1 system was located centrally in the engine room. Diesel-driven pump can deliver 2,600 m3/h to two electrically-controlled monitors, which can deliver 1,200 m3/h each. SEC Groningen supplied electric frequency controlled anchor & towing winch for chain 20,5 mm U2 with one chain and  electric frequency controlled aft towing winch with one towing drum.

The RAmparts 2500W’s MLC-compliant high-quality and great-comfort accommodation is climate-controlled and includes a captain’s cabin, an officer cabin and two double crew cabin.

The vessel’s general notations are as follows: RINA C ✠ TUG ✠ AUT-UMS; Unrestricted Navigation; Fire-Fighting Ship 1; Water Spraying; Mlc Design; Greenstar3.

In 2016 Med Marine delivered 4 units of RAmparts 2500W 60TBP ASD tugboats to Izmit Bay. With the delivery of Med Yarımca, the total number of Med Marine tugboats operating in Izmit Bay area has reached 12.

Combining innovation and excellence in design thanks to its years of experience, Med Marine maintains the highest global standards in its business.

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