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Thursday, June 20, 2019 

Canadian tug design specialist Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) reports that a new RAmparts 3200 has been launched by Italthai Marine in Samut Prakan, Thailand.

This is the second hull built by Italthai Marine for the Royal Thai Navy, the sister of Panyi 857 which was delivered in 2016 and has been successfully in operation since. The launch ceremony was performed according to naval tradition for good fortune and was presided over by Royal Thai Navy Commander in Chief with the Navy Wives Association President as the sponsor.

The Royal Thai Navy Tug Boat 858 has the following vessel particulars: Length overall 32m; Breadth, moulded 12.4m; Bollard Pull 53t. The new tug is powered by twin MTU 16V4000M54 main engines driving Schottel SRP1212 fixed pitch propellers.

Royal Thai Navy Tug Boat 858 was built to the notation of ✠ 100A1, Tug, ✠ LMC, Fire-Fighting Ship 1 with Water Spray System, of Lloyd’s Register.

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