P.T. Fortitude

The PT Fortitude is a 34 meter ocean going tug running 2 Cummins KTA50 engines with a certified bollard pull of 41 tonne.

She has an unrestricted operational area and is suitable for a broad range of services including long range towing.

Fitted with a bow thruster, this vessel has good maneuverability. She has excellent accommodation and layout, large clear deck space (9 x 8.5mtrs), excellent fuel capacity, GMDSS and satellite phone communications. She also has hydraulic shark jaws and pins for towing operations and a deck crane for handling and loading larger towing equipment. The deck has been strengthened for container loadings of 3 x 20 tonne.

The PT Fortitude has completed many international and coastal tows including an Australian record setting tandem tow from Shanghai to Brisbane for the longest nonstop tow by an Australian Tug. She has also worked on project sites including Wheatstone in Western Australia.



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Principal Particulars: Propulsion Machinery: 
Vessel TypeTwin Screw TugMain Engines2 x Cummins KTA50 - M2
Year Built2010Power Rating2 x 1193 kW (3200 HP)
FlagAustralianBow Thruster1 x hydraulic 2.5T Thrustmaster
Operational AreaUnlimitedDeck Equipment:
GRT / NRT398 / 191Towing Hook40T capacity
Accommodation15 personsTowing Winch50T line pull
Bollard Pull41TDrum Capacity2 x 44mm WRC x 750 mtrs
Length OA34.0 mtrsCapstanElectro free standing 3T
Breadth10.6 mtrsTugger WinchElectro Hydro 5T
Depth4.95 mtrsStern Roller40T (est) capacity
Feul Capacity285,000 ltrsShark Jaws and PinsSmit Berger 100T capacity
F/water Capacity62,000 ltrsDeck CraneHS Marine AK 25 HE3. 6T @ 3 mtrs
Auxiliary Equipment:
Generator2 x Cummins 6BTS.9DM
Capacity78 kW 415 / 230 volts