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Uzmar’s Twelfth RAstar 3200-W Is Svitzer’s First for Europe

Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that the Svitzer Elizabeth was successfully delivered to Svitzer at Uzmar’s shipyard in Turkey. The newly completed RAstar 3200-W was designed by Robert Allan Ltd. and will be the first Uzmar tug to be part of Svitzer’s European fleet, operating in the Port of Liverpool, England.

The combination of 80+ tonnes bollard pull, escort, Fi-Fi 1, exceptional seakeeping and < 500 GT of this design has proven successful for Uzmar and Robert Allan Ltd. This will be the twelfth hull to this design to be delivered, with more on the order books.

Key particulars of the Svitzer Elizabeth are:

  • Length, overall: 32.0 m
  • Beam moulded: 13.2 m
  • Depth, least moulded: 5.5 m
  • Tonnage, gross registered: 499 GRT
  • Fuel: 199 m3
  • Fresh water: 40 m3

The tugs were designed and constructed to the following BV Notation:

  • BV 1 ? Hull, ? Mach, Escort Tug, Fire-Fighting 1 with Waterspraying, Unrestricted Navigation, ? AUT-UMS, In Water Survey

Propulsion machinery consists of:

  • Two Caterpillar 3516E main engines rated at 2350 bkW at 1,800 rpm with IMO III certified after-treatment
  • Two Kongsberg US255 z-drives with 2.8 m FP propellers

The tugs are outfitted for a crew complement of up to ten, with two single berth cabins and four singles plus spare. Each of these cabins is designed to be compliant with MLC 2006 standards and all six cabins have private ensuite WCs. Natural light is provided to all cabins, with large windows in the deckhouse cabins, galley, and mess. The well-appointed galley is finished in stainless steel, and the large crew mess is furnished with ample seating, storage, and quality finishes throughout.

For more information on RAstar 3200-W tugs, or any other high-performance vessel designs developed by Robert Allan Ltd., please contact design@ral.ca.

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