Greener tugs cleaning up Canadian ports

ELCTRA 2300SX tug

Source: Sanmar Shipyards

New electric tugs built by Sanmar Shipyards and bound for operations at Canada’s Port of Vancouver will reduce greenhouse gases at the port by 2,400 tonnes.

The ElectRA 2300SX tugs, designed by Canada-based Robert Allan Ltd and built by the Turkish shipyard Sanmar, will operate under an agreement between SAAM Towage and Teck & Neptune Terminals at the port.

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