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Photographer:Captain Johan [View profile]Title:CotraAdded:Aug 16, 2009
Photo Category: Tugs
Pilot and authority boat at Cabinda Anchorage 09 July 2009
according AIS the shipsname is Empurra
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Luís Miguel Correia on Apr 05, 2010 00:52 (9 years ago)
Original Portuguese name was EMPURRA. A sister was built also for LISNAVE, the PUXA (R1). Two similar tugs were also built in Lisbon for Sociedade Geral, the VIRA and ZARRO.

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davidships on Apr 04, 2010 18:57 (9 years ago)
Just Dutch-looking, I think.

IMO 6802486
99gt 18nt 23.50/24.95 x 6.53 x 3.51m
blt 1967 Estaleiros Navais de Lisboa SARL (LISNAVE), Lisbon (Yd ??)
M8cy 4SA 875kW 1190bhp 10kn 13tbp MAN G8V30/45ATL

30/3/1967 lauched
1967 Estaleiros Navais de Lisboa SARL (LISNAVE), Lisboa as EMPURRE (R-2)(PRT flag, reg Lisbon, ON LX-29-RL, c/s CSJK)
2005 LISBONTUGS Companhia de Rebocadores SA, Lisbon (mng Svitzer Europe Holding BV, Ijmuiden)
200x ??, Cabinda Angola as COTRA (ANG flag)[used as pilot and harbour launch]
Robert Boll on Mar 09, 2010 09:42 (9 years ago)
[color=003399]Yes, this is a former Dutch tug. Most likely from the Independent or Volharding fleet[/color]
dickt on Aug 17, 2009 20:37 (9 years ago)
any idea if this is a old dutch harbour tug?
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