Sanmar delivers world’s first tug with CAT AVD hybrid solution; Yards start $97 million winter work on Great Lakes fleet

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Sanmar delivers world’s first tug with CAT AVD hybrid solution

The 200th Robert Allan Ltd design tug from Turkish builder is world’s first with Caterpillar’s hydro-mechanical hybrid propulsion system. Full Article

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Yards start $97 million winter work on Great Lakes fleet

More than one-thousand engineers, welders, pipe-fitters, mechanics and electricians will work on the ships over the next two months, before the Soo Locks open on March 25. Full Article

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Sanmar delivers world’s first tug with CAT AVD hybrid solution; Yards start $97 million winter work on Great Lakes fleet