MTG-DOLPHIN DELIVERS “CASTOR”

MTG-Dolphin delivered today the third tug of a series of five vessels to Navigation Maritime Bulgare (Navibulgar). At a christening ceremony held at the Port of Varna the ship received the name “CASTOR”.
Like the previous two tugs in the series, it was built to the Robert Allan Ltd RAmparts 2700 design. “CASTOR” is in line with the rules and regulations of Bureau Veritas and will sail under a Bulgarian flag. The tug’s sister ships were delivered to the ship owner in June 2017 and June 2018, respectively.
“CASTOR” is 27.6 m long and 10 m wide. Its draft is 3.95 m. The ship is powered by two Caterpillar engines of 1800 hp, with two rotating Azipod Drives. The tug is fitted with an aft towing winch. Bollard pull is 40 tonnes.
Having an unrestricted navigation class notation, “CASTOR” can perform both port and sea towage, also in hard conditions.

CUTTING OF THE FIRST STEEL PLATE OF BN 1404 – THE FOURTH TUGBOAT OF THE 40 TBP SERIES

Cutting of the first steel plate for the new project took place at MTG Dolphin on 10th of May 2018.

 

The ship is the fourth azimuth stern drive tugboat in construction for Navigation Maritime Bulgare plc. under the supervision of Bureau Veritas and will sail under Bulgarian flag.

 

The ship must be delivered to the Client in the first quarter of 2019.

CUTTING OF THE FIRST STEEL PLATE OF BN 1403 – THE THIRD TUGBOAT OF THE 40 TBP SERIES

Cutting of the first steel plate for the new project took place at MTG Dolphin on 26th of January 2018.

 

The ship is the third azimuth stern drive tugboat in construction for Navigation Maritime Bulgare plc. under the supervision of Bureau Veritas and will sail under Bulgarian flag.

 

The ship must be delivered to the Client in the third quarter of 2018.

CUTTING OF THE FIRST STEEL PLATE OF BN 1203 – NEW MARKING VESSEL FOR THE EXECUTIVE AGENCY FOR EXPLORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE DANUBE RIVER

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.

 

Vessel’s characteristics:

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.