The launching of a new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd

Monday (Oct 08) at GONDAN Shipyard in Figueras, at high tide, the launching of a new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd for Port of Luleå (Sweden) has just taken place.

The new tug is a RAL TundRA 3600-H class icebreaking design fully customized for the Port of Luleå operational requirements.

The vessel is designed to perform icebreaking – it is capable of breaking 1 metre of ice at a speed of up to 3 knots- ice management, escort, ship-assist, coastal towing, fire-fighting and navigation aids service duties.

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