MTG Dolphin carried out sea trials of the 2,750 m3 electric-diesel bunkering tanker with azimuth thrusters, which will be delivered to her Owner by the end of the year. She will serve the city of Genoa. The ship has a very high level of automation and is designed to be run by only three crew members.
MTG-Dolphin is preparing for the international premiere of its new naval designs, to take place at Euronaval 2018. This autumn, in Paris, potential partners of MTG-Dolphin will be presented the shipyard’s whole line of patrol vessels – sized from 35m to 90m, comprising ships being capable of performing a wide range of missions – from patrol and escort, through search and rescue, to protection of offshore assets and sea lines of communication.
This will be MTG-Dolphin’s second participation at Euronaval, following a highly successful exhibition in 2016, when the company presented its K-90 corvette design.
Cutting of the first steel plate for the new project – Marking vessel took place at MTG Dolphin on 2nd of November 2017.
The Shipowner is the Executive Agency for exploration and maintenance of the Danube river and the vessel will be built under the FAIRway Danube project for maintaining and improving the Danube waterway for inland navigation.
Length: 34 m
Breadth: 9,5 m
Draft: 1,4 m
Speed: 18 km/h
The ship must be delivered to the Client in August 2018.