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...]

Completion of the Second Rapport 1600-SX Harbour Tug Design GÖKÇAY II

Press Release - Robert Allan LTD - Gökçay II, the second RApport 1600-SX tug built by Sanmar Shipbuilders, was completed in August, the first vessel of this design being delivered in May. The two tugs are identical except the Gökçay II has a more conservative power rating of 600 hp at 1800 rpm for a bollard pull slightly over 16 tonnes. These simple and economical tugs … [Read more...]

Kinaki Arrives Home to Port Taranaki

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. - In June 2018 the new 25 metre harbour tractor tug Kinaki completed its 73-day journey via heavy lift transport ship from Istanbul, Turkey, and arrived safely in Lyttelton, New Zealand. From here it sailed on its own bottom to its new home with Port Taranaki in New Plymouth. This latest addition to the Port Taranaki tug fleet was built at … [Read more...]

All New Electric Pilot Boat Design by Robert Allan Ltd.

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. - Pilotage services vary throughout the world, some requiring considerable time at sea and others involving short trips, between which the boat is tied up at the dock. Robert Allan Ltd. has developed a new all electric pilot boat aimed at the latter type of service where the run to the ship is 5 nautical miles or less. The RAlly … [Read more...]