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Name Official number Flag IMO
SHALDER  399393  GBR  8127921 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1983  30/03/1983  15/08/1983 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd, Port Glasgow   490 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
538 gt / 161 nt / 226 dwt 37.44 m oa  11.82 m ext  4.2 m  5.36 m 
Engine builder Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows
Engine detail
Twin M12cyl 4SCSA (254 x 305mm) 12RKCM vee type single reduction geared to two Voith-Schneider type multi-directional propellers. 4,000 bhp. 45 tons bollard pull. 12½ kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Shetland Towage Ltd, Mossbank, Shetland.   Lerwick  15/08/1983 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
9/2/2006 Shetland Islands Council Towage Operations, Mossbank 
4/2018 ?? - mng Spanopoulos Group SA, Majuro MHI & Salamina, Greece - reg Kingstown VCT 
Vessel history
6/10/1982 Keel laid  
Shetland Towage Ltd. was Incorporated 14th February 1975 – Scottish Company Registered No. SC 57193.

It was owned by Cory Ship Towage Ltd., London (25%): Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd. , Glasgow (25%) & Shetland Island Council (50%).

July 1998: Both Clyde Shipping and Cory Towage sold their 25% holdings to the Shetland Islands Charitable Trust that had also acquired the other 50% thus severing the association.

10.8.2012: Dissolved
End year Fate / Status
  In Service  
Disposal Detail


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