Lyttelton Port adds to its fleet with a RApport 2500 harbour tug

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. - In June 2019, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC), New Zealand, took delivery of the Piaka, a RApport 2500 harbour tug, after voyage on its own bottom from Singapore. The vessel was designed by Robert Allan Ltd. of Vancouver B.C. and constructed at ASL Shipyards Ltd. in Singapore. The Piaka is named for the Adderley Head on … [Read more...]

Robert Allan Ltd. and MTU team up to develop first natural gas fuelled shallow draft pushboat

Press Release - Natural gas is quickly becoming the “fuel of choice” for the maritime industry, not only for its potential in reducing environmentally hazardous gas emissions, but also for its reduced cost when compared to other fossil fuel-based alternatives. For natural gas to become a preferred marine fuel, its availability needs to improve, and this fact alone has hindered … [Read more...]

Port of Luleå 36 Metre Hybrid Icebreaker Tug

Press Release - The world’s most powerful 36 metre hybrid icebreaker tug Vilja was delivered to her Owner, Port of Luleå, on June 26th, 2019 at Gondan Shipyard in Spain. On July 4th, Vilja arrived in Luleå and the crew was very satisfied with the first sailing experience and tug performance on the journey home. The vessel will soon be used for ice … [Read more...]

RAlly 1900-SX Steel Utility Boat Delivered

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. - The first RAlly 1900-SX was delivered in June to new owner Düzgit Group in Turkey by Sanmar Shipyards for service around Istanbul in the busy Bosporus area. The RAlly 1900-SX is a versatile steel twin screw utility boat capable of doing many different tasks including crewboat service, construction and maintenance work, … [Read more...]