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Harbour Tug, versatile tugboats for port use

The Harbour Tugs are tugboats specifically made for their use in port operations. This is a versatile design available in different options of sizes and engines that fulfill the requirements in towing, pushing, load and crew transportation, mooring and anchoring assistance.

They are both compact units, but with a bollard pull of up to 8.5 t for the TM-036-08 and 2.05 t for the TM-024-02. Both can transport up to twelve people and a load of 2.5 t and 1 t respectively.

These two S Class tugboats (Group III), with a length between 8.7 and 12 m and a maximum speed of 8 knots, they are the perfect combination to perform manoeuvres in port harbours. Thanks to their dimensions, they offer a wide manoeuvrability together with their strong bollard pull capabilities.

The Harbour Tug offers two motorizations. The most powerful mounts two four-stroke engines of 11.000 cc, with direct fuel injection, water cooled, turbocharged, with an intercooler. Each one of them boasts a power of 265 kW that add up to a total of 536 kW at 2,000 rpm. These diesel engines made by the Korean company Doosan Infracore (model L 126 THI), trigger two fixed pitch propellers (FPP) with four blades and a diameter of 1,100 mm. The axle lines, nozzle and propellers are provided by Propulsión Naval, Pronasa. /p>

The hydraulic towing hook can be automatically operated from the bridge, thus assuring a safer operation.

These tugboats are built with grade A naval steel and display a D type rubber fender around the whole perimeter.

The Harbour Tugs have been designed by SYM Naval at its shipyards in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona, Spain). SYM Naval is a specialist in building, converting, repairing and maintaining port service ship and boats:

  • Builds ship classified by IACS made in steel and aluminium. Taylor-made naval engineering.
  • Technical assistance both in port and at sea: repairs, maintenance and conversion of cruise ship in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean.
  • Maintenance and technical assistance in dry dock.


SYM Naval has provided its services to more than 200 leading customers such as Astander, Repasa, Corporación Marítima Boluda, TE Subcom, Columbia Cruises Ship Management, Carboflotta Group, Wilhelmsen Ship Management or Bulkship. 


Harbour Tug TM-036-08 main features

  • L.O.A …12.00 m
  • Beam … 4.50 m
  • Draft / Draught … 1.3 m
  • Displacement … 40 t
  • Power ... 2 x 265 kW
  • Bollard pull ... 8.5 t
  • Speed … 8 knots
  • Class … S Certified BV
  • Passenger capacity … 12 people
  • Deck loading capacity … 2.5 t
  • Towing hook … automatic towing hook 15 SWL


Harbour Tug TM-024-02 main features

  • L.O.A … 8.7 m
  • Beam … 3.6 m
  • Draft / Draught … 1 m
  • Displacement … 18 t
  • Power … 2 x 169 kW
  • Bollard pull … 2.05 t
  • Speed … 8 knots
  • Class … S
  • Passenger capacity … 12 personas
  • Deck loading capacity … 1 t
  • Towing hook … Manual DGMM

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