Tugs for sale

Aug 23, 2003
Author: P&S



The National Ports Authority has two Voith propulsion tugs for sale at the port of Richards Bay.

Tenders for their disposal have been invited for the two redundant but working condition tugs, which were replaced recently with a newbuild 55-ton bollard pull Voith tug built at SA Shipyards in Durban.

Ibhaku (ex JH Botha) and Uhuva (ex W Marshall Clarke) were built in Durban in 1974 and each has a bollard pull of 43 ton.

Tender documents can be obtained from the CEO, NPA, Room 413, 101 De Korte Street Johannesburg on payment of R140.00 including VAT per set, which is not refundable. Other detail can be obtained from Mr T Lehloo on 27 11 242 4110 or fax 27 1 242 4005.

The tender closes at 10.00 on Tuesday, 23 September 2003 at the Transnet Tender Office in Johannesburg and no late tenders will be considered.


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