Concept design

RMDC 8530 50 ton ASD TUG


Length overall 30.40 m
Length p.p. 29.62 m
Breadth moulded 10.80 m
Design draught 3.75 m
Maximum draught 4.25 m
Bollard pull ahead minimum 50 tonnes 
Bollard pull astern about 45 tonnes
Speed 14 knots
Main engines 2 x 1765 kW
Crew 10 + 1 persons


Fuel oil 160 cu m
Fresh water 26 cu m
Ballast water 37 cu m
Foam 17 cu m
Provision store 1 t
Recovery oil 87 cu m


+ 1A1 TUG CLEAN ECO Fi-Fi 1 COMF-C(3) V(3) OPP-F

RMDC 8530 50 t is a single-deck tug, with two azimuth thrusters, intended for:
-assisting ships’ entry and exit to and from port basins,
-heavy towing and pushing operations in harbor area,
-heavy towing on south seas – including Arabian Gulf,
-fire fighting operations,
-putting oil barriers,
-recovering oil pollutions,
-rescue operations.


-Deck crane, of capacity abt 12,0 tm, with 14,0 m length of arm,
-Anchor windlass/towing winch with SWL 50 t  and 120 t braking capacity,
-Aft winch with SWL 30 t and 120 t braking capacity,
-Towing hook 80t,
-Oil spill recovery set (oil boom, oil skimmer).