Damen, a globally operating company with 35 owned shipyards and numerous partner yards, has handed over the newly built Damen Stan Tug 2208 ‘EPI SUCESSO 2′ to Angolan tug operator EPINOSUL.
EPI SUCESSO 2 was built by Damen Shipyards Cape Town, which is currently building several vessels for stock, incl. tugs, dredgers and crew supply vessels.
Regarding the accommodation of the crew, the Tug has a cabin for the captain, a cabin for the chief engineer, three cabins for other staff, bathrooms, kitchen and dining room / pantry.
Stan Tug 2208 Particulars:
Length o.a. – 22.64 m
Power (total) – 2028 bkw (2756 bhp )
Speed – 12 knots
Bollard pull – 38 tonnes
Breadth – 7.84 m
Damen Shipyards Group (est. in 1927) is a globally operating company with 35 owned shipyards and numerous partner yards. Damen employs over 6,000 people, has built over 5,000 vessels worldwide and delivers up to 150 vessels annually. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept and short delivery times, Damen is able to guarantee constant quality. Damen’s focus on standardization and modular construction approach lead to short delivery times (Damen keeps vessels in stock), low ‘total cost of ownership’, high resale value, proven technology and reliable performance. Damen offers a wide range of products, including: tugs, workboats, patrol vessels, high speed craft, cargo vessels, dredgers, offshore support vessels, oil-spill response vessels and even frigates and mega yachts. In addition to shipbuilding, Damen offers efficient customer support, customer financing and complete lifecycle service.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, June 6, 2012; Image: damen