Wednesday, 03 December 2014 14:19

New contract for hybrid tugboat for BMS Seatowage BV

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Early November, Schipyard Gebr. Kooiman b.v. located at Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands, signed a contract with Koedood b.v. for the outfitting of a 23.5mtr long hybride tugboat, having a bollard pull of 26 ton and to be named SIL-JESKE-B. The end-user of this tugboat will be BMS Seatowage b.v. (Bouwman). Both the main engines and auxiliary diesel engines, as well as the electric motor / generator will be supplied by Koedood. In addition to the conventional propulsion diesel engines, this tug also is equipped with electric motors driving the propellers. These electric motors are fed by means of two diesel generator sets.
(Source: Kooiman Group)