Perkins marine diesel auxiliary engines have been supplied to four RAmparts 3200-CL tugs built by Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd, Hong Kong.
Multico Power Drive Pte Ltd, the distributor for Perkins marine engines in Singapore, has supplied two Perkins® 6TWGM engines to each of the following tugs; Hawksbill, Flatback and Loggerhead and Limin ASD 55. Each tug is 32m L.O.A. and built to Lloyds’ requirements with special notations.
The Perkins 6TWGM is part of the 1006 Series. It is a turbocharged vertical inline six cylinder, six litre engine and is one of a family engines that range from 39.5 to 161 kWm. The engines come with a 500 hour service interval and offer clean, quiet and smooth operation, with excellent fuel economy. The FASTRAM combustion system incorporates an enclosed breather system, this makes the engines operator and environmentally friendly with low noise, rapid startability and low emissions.