Concept design

RMDC 8530.3 55 ton TUG

MAIN PARTICULARS

Length overall 30.30 m
Length p.p. 29.60 m
Breadth moulded 9.80 m
Draught moulded 3.65 m
Maximum draught 4.0 m
Bollard pull ahead minimum 55 tonnes 
Speed 13.0 knots
Main engines 2 x 1750 kW
Crew 9 persons

CAPACITIES

Fuel oil 198.2 cu m
Lube oil 5.8 cu m
Fresh water 20 cu m
Ballast water 44.3 cu m
Provision store 0.6 t

CLASS

LRS:+ 100 A1 TUG + LMC AUT

GL:+ 100 A5 TUG + MC AUT

DNV:+ A1 TUG

RMDC 8530.3 is a single-deck tug, with two propellers, intended for:
-assisting ships’ entry and exit to and from port basins,
-carrying out heavy towing and pushing operations,
-unaided fire fighting on board ships and on the shore using water and foam,
-rescue operations.

MAIN EQUIPMENT

-Towing winch with single drum with SWL 15 t and brake holding load SWL 99 t,
-Double towing bollard with a towing chock,
-Towing hook of 60 t SWL, fixed on towing bollard, with slewing angle of 180º.