Concept design

RMDC 8533 85 ton ASD TUG


Length overall 33.20 m
Length p.p. 32.50 m
Breadth moulded 13.40 m
Design draught 4.25 m
Maximum draught 5.65 m
Bollard pull ahead minimum 85 tonnes 
Bollard pull astern about 85 tonnes
Speed 13.5 knots
Dead weight 280 t
Main engines 2 x 2720 kW
Work Deck Area 70 m2
Cargo on deck 140 t
Crew 7+2 persons


Fuel oil 255 cu m
Fresh water 22 cu m
Foam 19 cu m
Provision store 0.6 t

RMDC 8533 is a single deck tug with two azimuth stern drives (ASD). The primary purpose of the tug will be to safely escort vessels calling at the Terminal during the main channel transit into its mooring basin, maneuver the vessel inside the basin and secure her alongside the berth. The tug is designed also for towing and fire fighting services. Forward main heavy duty escort-rated towing winch provides 100t pull and 270t braking capacity. Aft deck is also fitted with towing winch of 100t pull and 270t braking capacity.The vessel is designed in accordance with Rules of Lloyd’s Register (LR) to meet + 100 A1 Escort Tug, +LMC, UMS, IWS, Fire-Fighting Ship 1 class notation.