The booming of Con.Tug’s fleet
Official inauguration in Gioia Tauro for Con.Tug new unit.
Besides the Board of Directors’s managers (Franco Visco and Umberto Masucci), also Giovanni Grimaldi, President of Calabria Port Authority, MCT’s Managing Director, Vincenzo Iacono by Medcenter Container Terminal, Government’s and RINA’s representatives and a Port Authority’s commission, attended.
Named Eranova, this is the fifth tug of the fleet and is the first one of an orderbook listing other three units ordered by Con. Tug to the Chinese branch of the Dutch shipbuilder, Damen; confirming the existing relationship with Scafi – holding 50 per cent of Con. Tug’s shares (the remaining 50 is held by Contship), besides, 100 per cent of Carmelo Noli and Rimorchiatori Riuniti Spezzini – they ordered the whole units for the operator from Calabria.
Eranova, provided with two diesel oil Caterpillar engines 3516BTAHD/D with a 2,180 KW each
and about 69 tons stable bollard pull, will be shortly followed by Medma and subsequently by two more sister-units and a port- tug, classified by RINA and Bureau Veritas as HULL – MACH Tug – Unrestricted Navigation, AUT UMS Fire Fighting, Azimuth Stern Drive’s type.
(Source Ship2shpre – www.ship2shore.it)
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