Svitzer orders four new tugboats

The Maersk Group's towage company is continuing down the path of fleet renewal with four new vessels from Dutch Damen. The two first tugboats in the new order will sail in the Dominican Republic.

Photo: Svitzer

The towage and salvage company Svitzer is currently renewing its fleet, and as the most recent part of the process, the Maersk-owned carrier has now ordered four new tugboats from Dutch Damen, according to Svitzer in a statement Wednesday.

The four new tugboats are ATD 2412 (Azimuth Tractor Drive) type vessels with a maximum speed of 12 knots and with a bollard pull of minimum 65 tons.

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