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Smit International – Tugboat BALAU

Smit Internationale N.V. (or Smit International) was a Dutch company operating in the maritime industry. It was founded in 1842 by Fop Smit as a towage company with onl 1 paddle steamer tug KINDERDIJK. Fop’s sons, Jan and Leendert, continued the company under the name L. Smit & Co and expanded the fleet. In 1870, they began using tugs with …

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Ferry – 1966 built GREEN SALINA

One of the landing craft type ferry still around is the 1966 built ferry GREEN SALINA She was built at Bekris & Eleftheropoulos Shipyard at Perama, Greece as AGIOS SOSTIS trading until 1977, then renamed REGIUM for a short time and acquired by Fratelli Costanzo SpA in Catania, Italy and renamed her as PASQUALINA CATANIA …

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Libyan Shipping – Marine Biology Research Vessel NOUR

One of the French built vessels around is the Libyan Research Vessel NOUR. She was built for the French Government at Ateliers & Chantiers Auroux at Arcachon in France as Yard no 290 bearing the name of CYROS as a French Fishery Research Vessel. She’s ice strengthened and 48.70 metres long with 10.01 metres wide …

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Tugboat – MELILLI

The 1980 built Italian tug MELILLI is still going strong currently operating at Pozzallo Port, Sicily. She was built by Cantiere Navale Giorgetti at Viareggio, Italy as yard no 28 for Augustea Imprese Marittime e di Salvataggi Spa. Her dimensions are 27.61 metres long with 7.32 metres beam and 3.37 metres as maximum draught powered …

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