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The tug, designed by Robert Allan is a RAstar 3200W with the name Tsimshian Warrior, will join the SST fleet in Canada. In addition to being one of the greenest tugs in the world, it is modified to suit extreme local conditions with upgraded systems.
In 1947, a record-breaking tow was accomplished by a local Canadian tug. The Snohomish had a long history of service in America and later with local tows in Canadian waters but it was the achievement of an incredible 10,000-mile tow to Buenos Aires that truly made her historically unique.
Industry insight with Bart Reynolds, President, Seaspan Marine…As President of Seaspan Marine and the person accountable for the success of that company’s tug and barge business, Bart Reynolds has been applying lessons learned from diverse sectors in the marine transportation industry…