Tug Boats for Sale

Tugs or tugboats are used to manoeuvre vessels which are unable to move on their own due to being in a narrow canal or a crowded harbour. Tugs achieve this by pushing or pulling the vessel, either through direct contact or with the help of a tow line. Tugs are also used to move disabled boats, log rafts or oil platforms. Tugs are powerful and strongly built with most modern large tugboats averaging a bollard pull of around 60tonnes. Some tugs have been built and designed to serve not only as a conventional tugboat but also as icebreakers and salvage boats. Most tugboats are also fitted with firefighting monitors, so they can help assist with firefighting when necessary. Tugs are extremely manoeuvrable and new innovative propulsion systems are being developed all the time. ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) and VSP (Voith Schneider Propeller) both provide the vessel with extra manoeuvrability and while also increasing electrical efficiency and lowering maintenance costs.

Tug Boats for Sale

ABRAMIS – 1982 HOL BLT- 32 BP- TUG

Location: NORWAY

BLT 1982, HOL
USD 945,000
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FARHAM – 2010 BLT- FIFI TUG

Location: IRAN

M/E GM, TYPE SW-VS, 2205 HP(3X735HP)@2300 RPM
USD 600,000
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RM 1503 – 1983 BLT- TUG

Location: MED

M/E 1,500 BHP 850 RPM, BP 22.5 TNS
USD 450,000
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PSD-1 – 4.81M DRAFT- 1984 NETHERLANDS BLT

Location: AG

M/E 2 X STERK WERKSPOOR 9 FHD 240 EACH 2250HP
USD 1,150,000
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