From China to Peru


Cummins Vessel Reference #580

Peruvian tug on seatrials in China. Cummins photo

A 26.5-meter Z-drive tug has recently been delivered from the Jiangsu Wuxi Shipyard Co., Ltd. in China to a Peruvian owner Trabajos Maritimos S.A. The shipyard is located inland from Shanghai on Lake Thai near the town of Wuxi and the Jinghang Grand Canal. Trabajos Maritimos is a comprehensive marine organization offering every thing from port agency services, terminal operations, pilotage and towing.

The new tug, delivered in November of 2009, is powered by a pair of Cummins QSK60 engines each delivering 2200 HP at 1800 RPM to HRP Model 7111 WM (P3) azimuthing drives with 6.681:1 reduction. The tug is designed with the forward hawser winch typical of modern docking tugs. A pair of Cummins 6BT5.9DM powered genset each provide 100kW of electrical power while a smaller 38 kW set for harbout service is powered by a Cummins 4BT3.9DM genset.

For additional information:

Jingsu Wuxi Ship Yard Co., Ltd.
18 Xinhui Rd.
Wuxi Jiangshu, China

Linda Zhang
Marketing Manager
Cummins Inc.,East Asia Marine
Guangzhou, China
Tel: 0086 20 39982999
Fax: 0086 20 39982180
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,

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