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CONTRACT TUGS BASED AT CORYTON OIL REFINERY
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 CASTLE POINT
 
Photo Ben @ Liquid Highway.
 
Built 2004 by Damen Shipyards, Gorinchem. YN511210. [Hull built Damen, Gdynia] Damen ASD3211 FiFi Tug. L32.22m. B11.24m. D5.5m. 381grt. 5300bhp. 2x MAK 6M25/MCR diesel engines. 2x Aquamaster units. Speed 14knots. BP66t ahead, 62t astern.  Callsign MGVY3
 
24-10-2004 launched. 2005 Delivered to Highlands Group III Ltd, Douglas IoM. [Managers Petra Tugs Ltd. BP Group.]
2005 Managers Targe Towing Ltd., Montrose. 6-2007 Owners Targe Towing Ltd., Montrose. 7-2012 Reported sold to Svitzer Ltd following closure of Coryton Refinery and reported to be expected to be renamed Svitzer Castle.
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CORRINGHAM
 
Photo Tug.
 
Built 2004 by Damen Shipyards, Gorinchem. YN511212. [Hull built Damen, Gdynia] Damen ASD3211 FiFi Tug. L32.22m. B11.24m. D5.5m. 381grt. 5300bhp. 2x MAK 6M25/MCR diesel engines. 2x Aquamaster units. Speed 14knots. BP66t ahead, 62t astern. ON737466 Callsign MHVV8
 

24-10-2004 launched. 2005 Delivered to Highlands Group III Ltd, Douglas IoM. [Managers Petra Tugs Ltd. BP Group.]
2005 Managers Targe Towing Ltd., Montrose. 6-2007 Owners Targe Towing Ltd., Montrose
. 7-2012 Working on New Firth of Forth crossing contract.
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HEMIKSEM
Built 1985 by NV Scheepswerf van Rupelmonde NV., Rupelmonde. YN 454. L33,51m, B9,66m, Dr4,190m.  323 GRT, 96 NRT. 3370BHP. 2x 8cyl K.H.Deutz Diesel(nr.6920207 +6920208) type SBV8M628.  Speed 13,75kn, BP 39tah-37tast. 2 Aquamaster nozzle.  IMO 8409290 (BV 36K924) (BEL)ON A2998  (NLD)IVR 27.21227

27-6-1985 Delivered to URS - Unie van Redding en Sleepdienst NV.,  Antwerp.    2007. Sold to Zeeuwse Maritieme Holding BV., Terneuzen . 2010 Owners URS Nederland BV., Terneuzen managers URS BelgiĆ« NV.,  Antwerp.  2011 Sold to Targe Towing Ltd., Montrose managers NV Ubem., Wilrijk. 25-4-2012 Based at Rosyth.
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STANFORD
 
Photo Vic Marshall.
 
Built 2004 by Damen Shipyards, Gorinchem. YN511211. [Hull built Damen, Gdynia] Damen ASD3211 FiFi Tug. L32.22m. B11.24m. D5.5m. 381grt. 5300bhp. 2x MAK 6M25/MCR diesel engines. 2x Aquamaster units. Speed 14knots. BP66t ahead, 62t astern.  Callsign MGVF5.
 
2004 Launched. 7-2005 Delivered to Highlands Group III Ltd, Douglas IoM. [Managers Petra Tugs Ltd. BP Group.]
2005 Managers Targe Towing Ltd., Montrose. 6-2007 Owners Targe Towing Ltd., Montrose. 8-2012 Reported sold to Svitzer Ltd, following closure of Coryton Refinery and reported expected to be renamed Svitzer Stanford.
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CHARTERED TUG
 
SMIT AHOADA
 
 Built 1999 by Sevmasch, Predriyatitye Poland. Damen ASD 3110 FIFI tug. 305grt. L102'. B33.8'. D15.8'. 4200bhp  2x Caterpillar  3304-351-6B-TA diesel engines. 2x Aquamaster propulsion units. BP52.5T. 12.7knots.  IMO 9178991.
 
1999 Completed by Scheepswerf Damen BV, Gorinchem. YN 7925. 1999 Delivered to Smit International (Nigeria) Ltd., Apapa. 2011 Chartered to Targe Towing Ltd, based Thames Haven. 11-2011 Returned to Smit fleet. 2-2012 Renamed Smit Belgie.
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