Rozema Boatworks launches tug for Kuwait Navy

The tug boat was built by Rozema Boatworks of Mt. Vernon, Washington for the Kuwait Navy for service in Kuwait and the Persian Gulf. Its purpose is for general harbor work, to provide fire fighting services, and some towing. This is the first of two vessels being built. The second will be ready for delivery in October 2010.
General Specifications for 65’ Tug
Steel Hull w/ Aluminum deck and pilot house
Molded Length: 65’
LOA 67’
Molded Beam: 25’
BOA 27’
Draft: 8’
Displacement 149 short tons
Bollard 15 tons
Top Speed 12-knots
Fuel: 6800 USG
Fresh Water 1500 USG
Lube Oil 100 USG
Dirty Oil 100 USG
Foam 400 USG
Main Engines 2 – MTU 60 Series @ 475 hp each
Drives 2 – HRP 4111 Z-Drives
Fire Pumps 2 – Counter Fire rated 1850 gpm @ 150 psi
Monitors 4 – Stang
Generators 2 – Kohler 55 kW
HVAC Carrier (100,000 btu)
Engine Room Suppression CO2
Electrical 220v / 3 phase w/ 50/60hz frequency converter
Anchor Winch JK Fab 32-16-RB (hydraulic)
Crane ESISL4000M (hydraulic)
By Professional Mariner Staff