First Damen tug to be delivered to a New Zealand
On the 26th of September a contract was signed between Damen Shipyards Gorinchem and North Tugz Limited in Whangerei, New Zealand. North Tugz has ordered one Damen ASD Tug 2411 which will be built at the Vietnamese yard ?Song Cam Shipyard? in Haiphong. This order is another milestone in the history of Damen since it will be the first Damen tug to be delivered to a New Zealand customer. The Damen ASD Tug 2411, with the impressive bollard pull of 70 tonnes, is one of the most successful compact harbour tugs in the world with 23 tugs sold and in production in merely 2,5 years time. The delivery of the vessel to North Tugz is scheduled end 2007.