Thursday, 17 July 2014


With the mission to develop, manufacture and delivery of two 32m seaport tugs assistance for the Hamburg ship-handling, shipping and salvage ompany Fassmer expanding its portfolio in the special shipbuilding.

Today, on 04 June 2014, the first of these two tractors is passed after a successful test drive of the ship-handling shipping company. This new tractor will replace an older unit. The delivery of the second tug is scheduled for late 2014.

First tug was Fassmer
First tug was Fassmer
The "Bugsier 7" achieved with a length of 31.50m and a width of 11.30m a speed of 13 knots. The hull shape and the drive system were required for a bollard pull of min. 70 tons optimized. The ship is designed for use in ports and coastal areas (RSA 200) designed and bears the class notation GL +100 A5 E1 RSA (200) "Tug" + GL + MC E1 AUT.

With an engine output of 2 x 2249 kW and two robust Schottel rudder propellers is the "Bugsier 7" a powerful powerhouse. In the presence of Germanischer Lloyd, a bollard pull of 72 tonnes was measured and certified. The ship offers enough space for 6 people and is used in the three-man operation in his home port of Hamburg.

Auxiliary diesel engines: 2 x DEUTZ, BF6M1015MC
Port Diesel: 1 x DEUTZ, BF4M1013M
  • Towing hook: OELKERS + EICHLER SWL 75 t
  • Towing winch: STEEN Type 92 0 size 30
                             Rated drawbar pull 30 t

Tuesday, 15 July 2014


Hyundai lifeboat, selected as the world class product
Hyundai lifeboat, selected as the world class product
Lifeboat of HYUNDAI LIFE BOAT Co. Ltd has been selected as the world class product of the Korea by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy.

"World class product" is selected through such standards and assessment as "worth more than $5,000 per year in global market", "export volume over $5,000,000 per year", and "world market share within the top 5". It is the official certification granted by Ministry of Knowledge Economy to develop the representative products which will lead a Korea export industry.

With a wide selection, of the world's best (products), We aim to be the world's best lifeboat manufacturer.