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KS&EW launches tug for Pakistan Navy

5th July 2018 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) launched the Pakistan Navy’s newest 32t Bollard Pull tug on 3 July.

The 34m long tug has a displacement of 481t and a maximum speed of 12 knots.

The tug is fitted with fendering equipment for tugging operations for almost all sizes of ships and watercraft. The tugs will provide services for berthing, dry movement and towing of ships and other vessels of the Pakistan Navy.

KS&EW is building the tugs for the navy under a contract signed in June 2016.

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