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Cafimar Welcomes Its Newest Member

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Med Marine and successful Italian operator Somat S.p.A., part of Cafimar Group, remotely signed a newbuilding contract for Med Marine’s one of the most demanded MED-A2575 model tugboat last September. Only a few months later, Somat S.p.A. takes the delivery of the high quality vessel.

She has been named as GORDO and she will soon commence her operations in Sicily.

MED-2575 model belongs to RAmparts 2500W design series by Robert Allan Ltd. and it is the one of the most versatile ASD tug design for ship-handling, coastal towing, general purpose or escort duties. After being in the sector for more than 25 years as an operator and builder, Med Marine shared its own expertise knowledge input to Robert Allan during the design stage of MED-A2575.

The tugboat’s general specifications include:

LENGTH O.A.25,20 m
BEAM12
DEPTH4,6 m
BOLLARD PULL70 tons
SPEED12 knots
MAIN ENGINE2 x CAT 3516C 2100 kW @1600 rpm
PROPELLERRolls Royce (Kongsberg) US255SP30 FP
FORE TOWING WINCHTHR MARINE (SEC)
GENERATOR SET2 x CAT C4.4 99 ekW @ 1500 rpm, 50hz
FIFI E SYSTEM1 x 1400 m3/hr. Pump, 2 x Foam/water monitor
ACCOMODATION7 people

About Somat S.p.A.

Somat S.p.A. is the licensee of the towage services in the ports of west Sicily. The tugboat fleet of the company also provides efficient assistance services to ships carrying flammable or polluting materials, thanks to a wide range of fire-fighting systems and equipment suitable for the immediate recovery of pollutants that may be discharged at sea.

Somat S.p.A. offers towage service and assistance to the vessels calling Oil & Gas terminal in Italy and abroad, including among its customers some of the most important operators of the market.

(Resource: https://www.cafimar.com/somat)

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