Another Z-Tech 6500 tug delivery

Dec 15, 2010



In December, Cheoy Lee Shipyards has handed over the third of thirteen Z-Tech tugs ordered by the Panama Canal Authority. Deliveries for these tugs are now running at a rate of one per month, and Sixaola has now set off on her 10,000nm trans-pacific crossing to Panama, under the command of a professional crew from ship delivery specialists Redwise Maritime Services BV.

The 6000hp tugs are built to Lloyds Register of Shipping class, with the notation LR +100AN Tug, +LMC UMS for service in the Panama Canal and approaches.

Principal Dimensions: 27.40m LOA x 11.50m Beam x 5.83m Draft.