Built for Svitzer Marine Ltd by the ASL Shipyard in Singapore she joined the existing fleet of tugs working on the River Mersey in 2006. She was christened in Liverpool on 7 September 2006 after arriving from Singapore a few days before. The new vessel was officially named at Ellesmere Port by the wife of the Shell refinery manager. Stanlow was been chosen to because Shell have a local headquarters located in Stanlow.
The vessel is powered by a pair of MAK 8M25 diesel engines (5280 kW) which power twin Voith Schneider 32 RS/265-2 cycloidal propellers each with a blade orbit of 3.2m. This gives the tug a static bollard pull of 70 tons and free running speed of 15 knots.
Electrical power is supplied by two Volvo Penta TAMD 103A KC/HCM434E generator sets each rated at 225kW.
Her fire fighting system comprises SFP250x350 pumps delivering 1,524 m3/h and 1,240 m3/h.
Air conditioned accommodation is provided on board for a maximum of five persons each in single en-suite cabins. Th vessel also has a mess room and galley as well as on board facilities for laundry and storage.
REG - UK.
IMO - 9352793
Call Sign - MLNF7
Built - ASL, Singapore
Yard No. - 500
L 37.6m W 13.5m
Year - 2007
Liverpool, 20 March 2014 and 11 April 2014