Med Marine has delivered Svitzer Edda to Svitzer Europe after construction at the Ereğli Shipyard on the Black Sea coast
This 30-m tug is on its way from Turkey to Scandinavia to begin operations and is expected to pass Lisbon, Portugal on 1 June, according to automatic identification system (AIS) data.
Med Marine built Svitzer Edda as a sister tug to Svitzer Embla, which was delivered at the end of March and is working in Frederikshavn, Denmark according to AIS.
Both were built as ice-breaking harbour tugs to the MED-A3060-ICE model, which is based on Robert Allan’s TundRA 3000 design. Constructed to operate in extreme winter conditions, they will provide support to shipping and breaking ice in Scandinavia, predominantly serving ports in Denmark and Sweden.
Hull beams, including fenders on both tugs are 13.2 m, with a hull depth of 5.6 m.
Svitzer Edda has a bollard pull of around 65 tonnes and maximum power of 4,080 kW. It has a towing winch able to operate over the stern and through the deckhouse located in an enclosed area to operate effectively in severe cold weather conditions.
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