S-192 M/V Sarah Avrick
100' x 40' ASD-90 Class Tractor Tug
Nichols Brothers Boat Builders delivered the second ASD-90 Class tug, the SARAH AVRICK to the Salchuk Marine family of companies. The tug joins Foss sister-company AmNav Maritime Corporation fleet in San Francisco, CA.
The ASD-90 Class tugs are a Jensen Maritime Consultants, of Seattle, Washington design. The 100’ x 40’ Z-Drive tractor tugs are built to United States Coast Guard Subchapter “M” regulatory standards, with ABS loadline certification, and UWILD notation.
The vessels are equipped with two MTU series 4000 main engines, meeting Tier 4 emission standards, coupled to Kongsberg US255 azimuth thrusters. The propulsion package produces over 90 tons of bollard pull giving the tug exceptional pulling power and maneuverability. The vessel is outfitted with Mackay Marine Electronics and Markey winches forward for ship assist and aft for towing; along with a Smith Berger tow pin aft.