Signet Maritime delivers new tug

Pascagoula, Miss.-based  Signet Maritime Corporation announced this week delivery of its newest vessel, a Robert Allan-designed AZ 25/60 Class towing and escort tug, Signet Magic. The tug will be homeported in Ingleside, Texas and used at multiple Gulf of Mexico locations for harbor assist, and ship and rig escort. 

Designed specifically to work under limited maneuvering conditions, Signet Magic is 80’x36’x15’11” with ABS Certified 61.4 tonnes of bollard pull. It is powered by a pair of EPA Tier 3 Caterpillar Model 3516C diesel engines producing a total 5,150 BHP at 1600 RPM with two fixed pitch Rolls-Royce model US205 Z-Drives. The tug is outfitted with a Markey DEPCF-48 electric bow hawser winch and a DEPC-32 deck winch on the stern, two John Deere 125kW, 60Hz, 480V generators and a remote off vessel fire-fighting system. 

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