Eastern delivers Z-Tech escort tug

Written by Nick Blenkey
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JUNE 3, 2016 — Delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, FL  last month, the Zyana K is the second in a series of Robert Allan, Ltd. (RAL) designed Z-Tech 2400 class terminal and escort tugs currently under construction at Eastern’s Nelson Street shipyard for Bay-Houston Towing Co.

Eastern is also constructing an identical series of four tugs for Suderman & Young Towing Company.

G&H Towing Company is acting as the owners’ onsite representative and agent during the engineering, construction and delivery for both series and will operate the vessels after delivery.


Dimensions (Overall): 80’-0”x 38’-3”x 15’-9”

Total Horsepower: 5,150 HP @ 1,600 RPM

Main Engines: (2) Caterpillar 3516C (B rating) Tier 3 marine propulsion diesel engines

Main Propulsion: (2) Schottel Model SRP 1215FP in Nozzles Z-Drives

Main Generators: (2) John Deere 4045AFM85 Tier 3, 99kW 480V @ 1800 RPM marine diesel generator sets

Hawser Winch: (1) Markey Machinery Fairleader 50HP Electric

Hawser Winch, Model DEPCF-48S, 36” wide Drum Mid-drum brake holding capacity 300,000 lbs

Classification: ABS +A1, Towing Vessel, AMS and Escort Service

ABS Loadline (SoC), Statement of Compliance

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