Sea trials have been taking place off the Turkish coast of the first two examples of Sanmar’s latest development, the Bigacay Series of ASDs, designed exclusively for the specialist tug builder by Robert Allan Ltd (and designated by them as the RAstar 2900 SX). The two boats are soon to be joined by two others [...]
Dogancay XXVI is on its way to Somali for P&O Maritime where this twin screw 43 tonne bollard pull tug will be renamed Egal. Bogacay IX has been renamed Ocean Kingston Pride and will primarily operate in the Port of Kingston
The new Gökçay series (RAL RApport 1600-SX) is a safe, robust, and seaworthy tug ideal for general harbor duties. It meets all international and Class standards for construction and stability and is built to a very high standard of finish by Sanmar Shipyards in Istanbul, Turkey
He has significant strategy and product experience in vessel design and operations. As a previous client of Sanmar he is well aware of the challenges and requirements of each individual operator. Vimal is an ex-Mariner and also attended an Executive development Program at Singapore Management University.
“Our Marine Team spent some time in Turkey at Sanmar’s yard, and was immediately impressed with the quality of workmanship and dedication to customer service that was clearly apparent. These experiences re-enforced discussions we had with other operators and their own experience of Sanmar.
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.
Delicay II, now renamed Svitzer Vale, is to be introduced to the Port of London. Delicay III, to be called Svitzer Meridian will follow later in the summer to relieve Svitzer Vale which will then join the fleet in the company’s Scandinavian and German cluster and will be based in Bremerhaven.
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 Shipyards of Turkey has announced the delivery of “Al JIMI 1” (Yenicay VII) to become the latest addition to the Abu Dhabi Ports’ growing ug fleet. It already has two sister vessels, named “Al SHAHEED”(Yenicay IV) and “AlHILI 1” (Yenicay VI), which were delivered by Sanmar in 2017.