4000 HP Tug for Brazil Port


Cummins Vessel Reference #575

The Estaleiro Rio Maguari, a shipyard in the District of Icoaraci in Belem, the capital of the State of Para in the Amazon estuary has an extensive list of delivered barges and boats.

The yard has recently delivered a 4000 HP Z-drive harbour tug for Hermasa Navegação da Amazônia SA. The owners are a part of Hermasa a large producer of soya beans with 2.5 million tons exported in 2007.

The new tug, named Stefanolocks, is 26 by 8.9-meters with a molded depth of 4.8 meters. Propulsion power will be a pair of Cummins QSK60-M each delivering 2000 HP at 1800 RPM. The engines will turn Rolls Royce Azimuthing Thrusters model of US205/3305-MK2. A pair of Cummins 6B-powered 99 kW generator sets will provide auxiliary power.

The local Cummins distributor Powertech Comercial Ltda supplied the engines.

For further information:

Mr. Fabio Vasconcelos
Yard Director
Rio Maguari Shipyard
Estrada do Maracauera, Km 06
Distrio de Icoaraci
CEP 515 14-000
Belem, Para, Brazil
Phone: 55 91 3227 2167
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.riomaguari.com.br

João Mendonça
Sales and Application Manager
Powertech Comercial Ltda.
Manaus – AmazonBrazil
Phone: 5592 8116 5613
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.powertech-am.com.br/index.php

Waldemar Marchetti Sobrinho
Marine Business Manager – South America
& Mexico
Cummins Inc.
São Paulo, Brazil
Phone: 55 11 2186 4778
Mobile: 55 11 7609
E-mail: [email protected]

Alan Haig-Brown

Alan Haig-Brown

Over 30 years as an author for global commercial marine and fishing publications backed with hands-on experience on commercial fishing boats and coastal freighters makes Alan Haig-Brown uniquely qualified to provide vessel reference articles for Cummins Marine. You can find him in shipyards around the world, and on his own website, www.haigbrown.com.

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