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Igmar Orders Escort Tug From MED MARINE

MED MARINE and IGMAR (Member of the Spanopoulos Group), signed a contract for the construction and delivery of a MEDA2875 series tug on May 17, 2024. The Robert Allan Limited designed RAstar 2800 series tug is scheduled to be delivered to her new owner in Greece in September 2024.

The MEDA2875 RAstar 2800 series Terminal – Escort Tug, measuring 28 meters in length and boasting a 75-ton bollard pull capacity, will be equipped to meet Class FIFI-1 requirements. It is constructed as a multi-purpose tug, working off a forward winch and an aft winch for ship handling, towing, pushing, mooring, firefighting facilities and also equipped with an aft towing hook.

Ms. Melis Ucuncu, Business Development Director, commented “At Med Marine, our primary goal is to meet our customers’ demands in the best possible way. We are delighted that Spanopoulos Group has chosen us to build this powerful Terminal – Escort Tug. It is gratifying to see our commitment to quality recognized by our customers.”

Technical specifications of the tugboat:

Length: 28,40 m

Breadth: 13 m

Depth: 5,40 m

Draft: 5,70 m

Gross Tonnage: <500

Bollard pull: 75 tons

Speed: 12 knots

Crew: 8-10 person


Igmar consists the new shipping arm of Spanopoulos Group. Spanopoulos Group, has over 50 years of experience, obtained through a widespread number of activities in the marine and offshore field. Utilising its fleet of over 100 multipurpose vessels, it has undergone a gradual progress in order to be in line with the best and latest marine industry practices. The Group offers a full spectrum of marine services such as harbour and ocean towage, port operation /handling, sea transportation, salvage & wreck removals, marine engineering & port construction, hydrographic services and environmental protection and off shore services, based on a wide range of innovative, upgraded and highly productive vessels and has a strong presence in Greece, Meditteranean, Egypt and United Arab Emirates.

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