Sanmar Shipyards & SCHOTTEL Sign Framework Agreement
for 90-tonne BP tugs of the Bigaçay class in a Robert Allan design to Sanmar. The new framework agreement is valid for two years. Four tugs of the Tanger Med2 90-tonne BP series of fire-fighting ASD tugs Svitzer Tanger, Svitzer Tetouan, Svitzer Chefchaouen, Svitzer Al Hoceima
The collaboration between Sanmar and SCHOTTEL dates back to 2004. Milestone orders have included SCHOTTEL propulsion systems for the Sirapinar class ASD terminal tugs, 17 of which are already in operation, for example, for Svitzer of Denmark. Just recently, Sanmar awarded SCHOTTEL a contract for two 90-tonne BP tugboats with the SRP 560 CP configuration for the Turkish Directorate General of Coastal Safety. Both companies are also in the project planning phase for fitting hybrid tugs with SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers.