DISCOVER Magazine #7

New Damen Stan Tug 3011 is now available for immediate delivery

Published in category: Harbour & Terminal

The Damen Stan Tug 3011 is the latest development of Damen Product Group ‘Tugs’ in the Stan Tug Series. The new tug will replace the famous Stan Tug 2909 of which almost 50 tugs were built over the years.

After undergoing successful trials, when a bollard pull of 70 tonnes and speed of 13.1 knots were achieved, the Stan Tug 3011 has proven a comfortable tug, with low noise and vibration levels and she has excellent sailing and manoeuvring characteristics.

Twin screw fixed pitch propellers in twin nozzles and high performance rudders guarantee optimal manoeuvrability and very good fuel efficiency.

The Stan Tug 3011 is available for immediate delivery from the brand new workboats shipyard: Damen Song Cam Shipyards in Haiphong, Vietnam.

This vessel is a cost effective, compact, modern state-of-the-art twin screw, multipurpose tug with MTU 16V 4000M63 and Reintjes gearboxes. Designed for worldwide deployment, the tug is suited for operations in up to a 37C water temperature and 47C to -15C air temperature.

Low maintenance costs, due to proven technology, with straight line propulsion, 2800 mm DMC Optima nozzles running in closed oil bath propeller shafts and proven hydraulic steering systems guarantee mini¬mum maintenance.

As always with Damen’s proven and reliable Stan Tug quality, the new tug type has strong hull construction, 10 mm hull plating, a durable, high quality epoxy paint system and a maintenance-free closed cooling system for the main/auxiliary engines.

The tug is fitted with modern ventilation, heating and air conditioning systems and a high level of thermal and acoustical insulation.The ergonomically designed, spacious wheelhouse has a modern layout with joystick controls for the main engines and rudders. Fitted with basic GMDSS A1 nautical equipment, the tug can also be fitted with A2 and A3 as an option.

Modern, well-appointed accommodation in light colours, with wood finished carpentry is provided for a crew of 10.

All cabins are airy with a settee, lockers and sanitary facilities and comply with the latest international IMO and MLC regulations
Additionally, the basic design of the Stan Tug 3011 can be customised with extra optional equipment, making it capable of fulfilling a variety of roles.

The customised versions of the Stan Tug 3011 are entirely suited as a:

  • Harbour/coastal tug for ship assistance because she has a very high bollard pull of 70 tonnes.
  • Deep sea tug by extending her fuel capacity to slightly over 200 m3 from the 154 m3 in the standard version.
  • Anchor handling tug, with optional stern roller, shark jaws, tugger winch and towing/anchor handling winch.
  • Hose handling tug, with optional open stern, capstans and extra bulwark doors, hydraulic crane and bow thruster.
  • Salvage tug, with optional FiFi sets 600, 1200 or 2400 m3/ hour, towing winch with 600 m steel wire.
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