Vimal Choy, Sanmar's Director, Key Accounts and Client Services Europe responded by pointing out that this was the 21st tug built by Sanmar for Svitzer and another five were under construction in Turkey.
“This is a most significant contract,” affirmed Rob Allan, the Executive Chairman of the renowned Canadian naval architectural practice. Sanmar’s Managing Director, Cem Seven, agreed. “We are proud to win another custom design tugboat construction tender. It demonstrates that not only are we able to supply stock designs from an extensive portfolio but we are recognised by the world’s leading operators such as Alfons Hakans to possess the skills and quality of workmanship and advanced working practices to carry out prestigious and complex tug building projects at a competitive price.
The increasing demand for the significant operational advantages of the true tractor configuration tug with forward mounted thrusters is exemplified by the latest contract awarded to Sanmar by Rimorchiatori Riuniti in Italy. This will be sixth example of the Turkish specialist tug builder’s, exclusive Delicay design in barely a year since the first vessel of [...]
The world’s leading tug operator, Svitzer, has ordered five new ASD tugs for round-the-clock operational support for vessel movements in, Oman. The renewal of a 15 year contract for Svitzer to provide marine services to Sohar Industrial Port Company SAOC meant a fleet development plan to provide the next generation of fit for purpose and [...]
Close collaboration between leading Turkish tug building specialist, Sanmar Shipyards and world-renowned designer, Vancouver, Canada-based Robert Allan Limited, has brought instant success with the signing of a prestigious order from Orkney Islands Council's Marine Services. Construction will soon start at Sanmar’s Altinova facility, one of the company’s two custom-built shipyards located some 75 minutes drive [...]
This particular new vessel will measure 24.40m overall with a beam of 11.25m and be driven by a pair of Caterpillar main engines, each of 2350kW. These turn Rolls-Royce type US 255 FP Z-drives with a built-in slipping clutch. The external fire-fighting system will be powered by a dedicated diesel engine.
Sanmar, Turkey's leading tug builder, has delivered the third version of its new Robert Allan Ltd designed series, the Traktor-Z 2500SX– Delicay Class. The new vessel, planned for deployment in London with the name Svitzer Meridian, has a full FiFi 1 notation powered by a dedicated Cat C32 diesel engine and has been [...]
In less than two years, a relatively new compact class of Robert Allan Limited tugs designed exclusively for Sanmar, Turkey’s leading tug builder, has received international acclaim – resulting in an order from PKL Flote of Latvia. This order follows universal praise of the Sirapinar Class from owners in the UAE, UK, Spain (2 units) [...]
A quartet of Sanmar’s very powerful latest development, the Bigaçay Series of fire-fighting ASDs, designed exclusively for Turkey’s leading tug builder by Robert Allan Ltd (and designated by them as the RAstar 2900 SX) are on their way in convoy across the Mediterranean to North Africa and the Kingdom of Morocco to form the nucleus [...]