Mr. Nick Jeffrey, General Manager of Solent Towage, signed contracts for two new tug/line handlers from Damen Shipyard.
Solent Towage Limited, a subsidiary of Østensjø Rederi, has signed a contract with Damen Shipyard, Holland for delivery of two new tugs/line handlers:
- One Stantug 1606 with a bollard pull of 16 T
- One Stantug 1205 with a bollard pull of 8,5 T.
The line handlers will be employed at the Fawley Marine Terminal in Southampton where Solent Towage Limited already operates a fleet of three large escort tugs and two line handlers. The existing line handlers will be replaced by the new ones at delivery in September 2013.