Boluda Corporation Maritima’s subsidiary Boluda France has ordered a new series of tugs from the Piriou Shipyard. Delivery of the first two units is scheduled for 2019. Built by Piriou Vietnam to a standard Piriou design which meets Boluda France’s specific requirements, this new series of tugs, with a bollard pull of 77 tons and measuring 30.30m in length, will be put to service in ports around France. These 13 knot newbuilds will be built on the OST 30’ (Omni Stern Tug) model and are equipped with two aft azimuth propellers (Azimuth Stern Drive), driven by two marine medium-speed turbocharged four-stroke diesel engines with a crew of 6.
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