Concept design

RMDC 8528 40 ton TUG

MAIN PARTICULARS

Length overall 28.1 m
Length p.p. 25.2 m
Breadth moulded 9.80 m
Design draught 3.65 m
Maximum draught 4.85 m
Bollard pull ahead minimum 40 tonnes 
Speed 13.0 knots
Main engines 2 x 1300 kW
Crew 7 persons

CAPACITIES

Fuel oil 177 cu m
Fresh water 18 cu m
Ballast water 35 cu m
Provision store 0.8 t

CLASS

RINA C + TUG, AVM-DPS, AUT-UMS, COMF-AIR

RMDC 8528 is a single-deck tug, with two shafts lines, fixed pitch propellers in nozzles, steering gears and independent rudders, intended for:
-assisting ships’ entry and exit to and from the port basins,
-carrying out heavy towing and pushing operations in harbor area,
-carrying out heavy towing on deep sea area,
-rescue operations.

MAIN EQUIPMENT

-Towing hook of 50 T SWL, with slewing angle of 180º,
-Aft double towing bollard with towing chock,
-Electrically driven capstan of 40 kN pull.