STAFF REPORT KHI: The steel-cutting ceremony of the 12-ton Bollard Pull Pusher Tug being built for the Pakistan Navy has been held at the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW).
The pusher tug, which is fitted with robust fenders for optimal tugging capacity, is 16.89 metres in length and has a gross weight of 63 tons.
Speaking as chief guest on the occasion, Commander Karachi (COMKAR) Vice Admiral Khawaja Ghazanfar Hussain lauded the fact that the KSEW has secured the third such order in the space of two years, stating that the decision reflects the navys confidence in the capabilities of the shipyard.
He also appreciated the dedicated efforts being put in by the KSEW management and workforce for timely completion of all building, repair or engineering projects.
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