Torgem: Saudi Ports’ Newbuilds Start Sea Trials
Torgem yard in Tuzla, Turkey has begun sea trials for the 46m Oil/Water Separation Barge being built for Saudi Sea Ports. The vessel features a cargo tank capacity of 564 cu.m and is propelled by Cat C12 engines driving Schottel ASD units.
The design of the vessel has been produced by Macduff Ship Design Ltd. in close cooperation with Torgem who have a long and successful history building product tankers.
Length Overall 46.00m
Length B.P. 41.60m
Breadth Mld. 10.50m
Depth Mld. 3.50m
Also in late October, Torgem commenced trials of the series of vessels for Saudi Sea Ports. First to run successful trials was the 30m ASD tug – “Jazan 4”. This vessel is the largest ASD design in Macduff’s portfolio to enter service and will be closely followed by a 25m variant for the same operator.
Source: macduff, November 4, 2013