Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has delivered tugs and a passenger ferry to Chinese operators over the last six weeks.
Its latest tugboat delivery was for Nantong Yangkou Port Co. At the end of September, Jiangsu Zhenjiang handed over azimuthing stern drive (ASD) tugboat Yangkoutuo 5 to this owner.
It has a total power of 3,240 kW and will be used for manoeuvring and berthing ships in Nantong Yangkou Port.
Jiangsu Zhenjiang is close to completing two other tugboats after launching them on 20 September. Each of these ASD tugs has total power of 3,824 kW and were built for unnamed domestic owners.
On 16 October, Jiangsu Zhenjiang completed a vehicle and passenger ferry for Tongsha Automobile Ferry Management. The ASD circle ferry will operate in the Jiangsu province.
It has a maximum length of 89.5 m and width of 15.1 m. It has a depth of 3.5 m and can transport 170 passengers at speeds up to 18.5 km/hr.
It was a busy Q3 for Jiangsu Zhenjiang as it completed and successfully delivered three ASD tugs to two port operators during the final 10 days of August.
The latest tug to leave this shipyard was Fu Gang Tuo 5, which was delivered to the operator of Fuzhou Port on 29 August. This is an ASD harbour tug with a total power capability of 2,942 kW built to assist ships berthing and unberthing at Fuzhou terminals.
On 23 August, Jiangsu Zhenjiang hosted a dual tug delivery ceremony. These two ASD tugs were designed and built for Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group Co.