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TWO DAMEN TUGS FOR KARACHI

Friday, July 5, 2019 

Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) Material Package, which will see KS&EW constructing two Damen ASD Tugs 2009 with Damenís support.

The contract was signed on behalf of KS&EW by General Manager Shipbuilding Commodore (R) Saleem Iqbal SI(M) and by regional director Teun Haverkort on behalf of Damen. Both shipyards have been working together since 1988 and have successfully delivered vessels to various clients in Pakistan.

The ASD Tug 2009 is a proven, standardised design claimed to feature excellent seakeeping behaviour, superb manoeuvrability and outstanding towing characteristics. The two vessels will be operated by the Pakistan Navy to support its fleet.

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