Sharjah - The tug was built at Damen Shipyards in Sharjah, which is located in Hamriyah Free Zone and is one of three ports owned and operated by the Sharjah Ports Authority.
The Sharjah Ports Authority has taken delivery of a Damen ASD tug 2411, named Al Luolo'aya, from Damen Shipyards recently.
Shaikh Khaled bin Abdullah bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Seaports and Customs, Hamriyah Free Zone Authority and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone, presided over the ceremony that was held at Damen Shipyards in Hamriyah Free Zone. Shaikh Khaled also toured and inspected the tug boat after the ceremony.
Mohamed Meer Abdelrehman Al Sarrah, director of Seaports and Customs; Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, director of the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority and Saif Zone; Lars Seistrup, managing director of Damen Shipyard; and other officials were present.
The tug was built at Damen Shipyards in Sharjah, which is located in Hamriyah Free Zone and is one of three ports owned and operated by the Sharjah Ports Authority.
With a 68.5 tonne bollard pull ahead, the Damen ASD Tug 2411 will be deployed at Khor Fakkan Port. The ASD Tug is also fully-equipped with FiFi 1 and water spraying notation. Khor Fakkan is one of the leading container transhipment ports and the new tug allows the port to handle even larger container vessels.