Damen’s First All-Electric Tug Delivered To Ports Of Auckland

Damen’s First All-Electric Tug Sparky Delivered To Ports Of Auckland

New tug receives her Māori name, ‘Tiaki’, in a special blessing ceremony

In a major milestone Damen’s first all-electric harbour tug, the RSD-E Tug 2513, was officially delivered to its new owner, Ports of Auckland (POAL). The revolutionary tug was named Sparky and also received her Māori name, ‘Tiaki’, in a special blessing ceremony held in Auckland on August 8.

This powerful new tug, which has a 70-tonnes bollard pull, is capable of manoeuvring even the largest vessels and can undertake two or...

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