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Young Brothers orders four new tugs at Conrad Shipyard JUNE 28, 2016 — Young Brothers, Limited, Hawaii's largest inter-island cargo service provider, has signed a contract valued at nearly $80 million with Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, LA, covering construction of four new tugs. The first tug will be delivered in the first quarter of 2018, and the fourth by…

Zamakona Yards to build Voith Schneider tug for Haifa

APRIL 15, 2014 — Spanish shipbuilder Zamakona Yards has won an international tender to build a 70 ton bollard pull Voith Schneider tug for the Port of Haifa, Israel.

The tug is a sister vessel to tugs already operating in the port, with Voith Design optimizing the hull shape and including some improvements required by the client.

The tug 31.50 m x 12.50 m tug will be classed with Lloyd's Register, and the class notation includes FIFI 1 with water spay.

The tug is equipped with two Voith 32R5 propulsion units coupled to two MAN 8L27/38 main engines, each developing 2,670 kW.

The aft deck is fitted with a towing hook and a Hatlapa towing winch.

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