Cutting of the first steel plate for the new project – 40 t. bollard pull ASD Tug boat – second vessel of ASD series tugboats, which will be built for Navigation Maritime Bulgare took place at MTG Dolphin on 22nd of August 2017.
The ship will be same type of vessel as the already built one “Alcor”.
Her construction will be carried out under the class of Bureau Veritas and will be completed in 2018.
The ship is built for Navigation Maritime Bulgare plc. under the supervision of Bureau Veritas and will sail under Bulgarian flag.
“ALCOR” is 27.6 m in length and is powered by two Caterpillar engines, each with a capacity of 1800 hp. The vessel is furnished with two rotating Azipod Drives enabling to manoeuvre even in tricky conditions, and has a Bollard Pull of 40 tons.“ALCOR” is able to carry both port and sea towage, having unrestricted navigation class notation.