During 2006/7 the Italian operator Rimorchiatori Laziali SpA, part of Cafimar Group, bought a pair of 32m escort ASD tugs from the specialist Turkish tug builder Sanmar. Some eight years later, the company acquired two more similar 80+ tonne bollard pull vessels from the same builder. Now....
"We look forward to her safe arrival in the knowledge that we will have at our disposal the most advanced design of ship handling tugs in the UK." The latest addition, named Pullman, is of a relatively new Robert Allan Ltd design commissioned exclusively by Sanmar. As standard the Sirapinar Series is fitted with a DMT forward winch, an aft capstan and a tow hook. The accommodation includes two single en suite cabins and two twin berth cabins.
The first VSP (Voith Schneider Propeller) tug, of the new VectRA 3000 series, named Arie A, constructed for Italian operator Tripmare Spa of Trieste has been joined in the Israeli Port of Ashdod by the second, named Ashdod.
Sanmar has achieved considerable success in recent years with Italian based towage companies. The Turkish operator with an unparalleled tug building record has supplied 12 tugs to Italy since 2010 with several more under construction. Sanmar Shipyards built Sirapinar ASD class tug has arrived in Naples, Italy, to enter service with Rimochitori Napolitani. [...]
Sanmar will build the first harbour tugs with 90 tonnes of bollard pull using MTU engines from Rolls-Royce Sanmar Built Robert Allan / Rastar 2900sx tug Rolls-Royce and Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey have signed a contract for the delivery of eight MTU Series 4000 engines for four new terminal tugs, including an [...]
Measuring 24.4m in length with a moulded beam of 11.25m and an overall draft 5.70m, the tug is powered by pair of Caterpillar 3516 C main engines, each developing 2100kW at 1600 rev/min driving Rolls-Royce [...]
Sanmar has delivered tugboats Sanmar 26 and Sanmar 29 to operate at Karasu Port, Turkey. Both of the tugs have been in Sanmar’s fleet and operating succesfully. Sanmar series tugboats were originally designed by Robert Allan Ltd. for rendering ship docking service in Vancouver harbour. These tugs feature exceptional response, manoeuvrability and stability and now [...]
Although Sanmar enjoys a high global reputation for the construction of excellent tugs, it also has a long experience of pilot boat construction. The most recent example is Pilot Boat 10 designed by Camarc and built by Sanmar for the Mersin International Port Authority in southern Turkey. Measuring 14.95 x 5.2m with a maximum draft [...]
News that Robert Allan Limited and Sanmar have jointly worked on a pioneering design of compact tractor tug has resulted in the signing of an order literally within a few weeks of the announcement of the concept. “We are convinced that this tug will be the first of many of this design,” said Pinar Korkmaz, [...]
A Sanmar delivery crew is currently making the trip from Turkey to Dubai with the first of a brand new design of ASD tug jointly developed by Sanmar AS and Robert Allan Limited (RAL) to meet the market’s demand for more compact tugs with bollard pulls ranging between 45 and 60 tonnes. The lead tug [...]