New tug ‘Horcon’ for LNG terminal in Chile

The new LNG tug ‘Horcon’, delivered this week to Ultratug Santiago from the ASENAV shipyard, will be stationed at the new LNG terminal in Quintero, Chile.

With a length of 32.5 metres, a beam of eleven metres and a draught of 4.9 metres, the vessel achieves a 64-tonne bollard pull. The tug features a JonRie Series 250 LNG Escort Winch, with a 75-tonne line pull at a 20-metre/minute line speed. The winch also features a line date chart recorder, Scope indicator and three tension metres and a foot control for the winch.

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