Robert Allan Ltd. Designs TundRA 3200 Icebreaking Tugboats for Alfons Håkans

Press release - Robert Allan Ltd. is very pleased to announce an important milestone having been selected the designer of new icebreaking tugs for Alfons Håkans, a major tugboat owner and operator in Finland. The collaboration between Alfons Håkans, with extensive practical experience in harbour tug operations and icebreaking, and Robert Allan Ltd. with its long history of … [Read more...]

Next Generation of Z-Tech® Tugs Arrive

  Press Release - Robert Allan - At the end of 2018, Gulf Island Shipyards completed the first of ten Z-Tech® 30-80 tugs, five of which were ordered by Bay Houston Towing Company through its operator G & H Towing Company in Galveston, Texas. The Z-Tech® 30-80 tug Mark E. Kuebler evolved from the … [Read more...]

Dual Fuel RAstar 3800-DF Tug Launched

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. - Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has recently launched a dual fuel RAstar 3800-DF tug at their yard in Zhenjiang, China. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., this tug is being built for Ningbo Zhoushan Port Company Ltd., also in China. Once complete, this vessel will be the first LNG tug in their fleet, and also be the 10th custom designed vessel … [Read more...]

Press Release: Powerful TundRA 3600-H Icebreaker Tug Destined for Swedish Port Launched in Spain

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. - On Monday October 8, a new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug was launched by GONDAN Shipbuilders in Figueras, Spain. This is an important step for GONDAN Shipbuilders in unique compact icebreaker development. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., the new vessel is a TundRA 3600-H class icebreaker tug which reflects the generations of experience … [Read more...]

Vancouver to Welcome Two New Cheoy Lee Built RAstar 3200 Escort Tugs for SAAM SMIT Towage Canada

Robert Allan Ltd. is very pleased to announce that SAAM SMIT TOWAGE CANADA Inc. (SST Canada), a joint venture partnership between Boskalis of the Netherlands and SAAM S.A of Chile, has recently completed the purchase of two new RAstar 3200 escort tugs from Hong Kong’s Cheoy Lee Shipyards. SST Grizzly and SST Orca are due to depart Cheoy Lee’s Hin Lee shipyard next week, with … [Read more...]