S-169 M/V Delta Audrey
100' Z-Drive Tractor Tug for Baydelta Maritime
This vessel is the sixth Tractor Tug of its series Nichols has built for Baydelta Maritime. Nichols begun their relationship with Baydelta in 2006 after building the first Tractor Tug the M/V Valor.
The complete propulsion system consists of two 3400 HP Caterpillar 3516C diesel engines coupled to the Rolls Royce Z-Drive system. The propulsion package will produced 90+ tons of bollard pull which will give the tug exceptional maneuverability. Accommodations aboard the tug are; Captain's stateroom, Engineer's stateroom, three crew staterooms, a mess room and a galley. The deck is equipped with a Hawser DEPC-52 winch and a TSW Jon Rie A525 winch.Delivery is scheduled for Summer 2014.