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Inauguration of New tug Boat ‘Ocean Victor’

Jan 9th, 2020 7:11 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

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Mumbai, Jan 9, 2020: Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT inaugurated the new Tug-Boat, ‘Ocean Victor’, in the presence of senior officials and stakeholders of JNPT.

The newly inaugurated ‘Ocean Victor’ will help in handling vessels of various sizes thereby providing more safety during handling of large ships. Additionally, during strong tide and severe monsoon conditions, the tug-boat will add to the safety of operations.

The new tug ‘Ocean Victor’ is of Azimuth Stern Drive configuration based on the Robert Allan design and is equipped with the latest technology & equipment. The tug also designated as Agni Class has joined the existing advanced fleet of JNPT. ‘Ocean Victor’ utilises two Niigata main engines each developing 1471 KW at 750 rev/min giving a bollard pull of 50 tonnes and a speed ahead of around 12 knots. The tug has been designed to provide high performance line & ship handing capabilities thereby revolutionizing the fleet of JNPT.

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