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5 August 2019

Beluga Projects Logistic expend her fleet

Beluga Projects Logistic took delivery of the Neptune Marine ICE-classed EuroTug 3010. The tug has been customized to meet the tough environmental conditions of its operating area and specific equipment for pushing operations..

Multifunctional upgraded design
Beluga Projects Logistic operates in extreme weather conditions. Therefore, Neptune Marine was asked to customize a standard design to meet the requirements. One of the most remarkable changes to the standard design is the upgrade to ICE-Class 1B. Besides the strengthened steel structure, the machinery onboard has been carefully selected to comply with all class requirements. Beluga Rotterdam is now able to operate in significant sea ice.

Its owners also asked for a specific push bow and extra wheelhouse on top of the bridge for better views from the bridge while pushing. Next to that the tug has been outfitted with additional living and sleeping area’s to ensure a perfect work- and living spot for the expired crew on board of the Beluga Rotterdam.

Operational area
The newbuild tug will used for Worldwide towage-pushing operations, anchor handling and also for ice-breaking operations in Russia’s northern territorial waters. EuroTugs are designed to perform at their best in both coastal and offshore waters, offering excellent bollard pull for this type of vessel.

Customized vessels in stock
tAt the moment of purchase Beluga Rotterdam The hull of the vessel has already been built in stock, ready for customization and finalization for a client. As soon as there was an agreement between Neptune Marine and Beluga Projects Logistic, the experienced engineering team of Neptune started to include the client’s requirements into the final design. In close cooperation with the owner’s representatives the vessel has been delivered in 8 months.