An item reported that the Dutch steam tug Haifa after a successful trials was delivered to J. Verheul, Rotterdam, Netherlands and departed towards the harbour work at Haifa, Palestina. Built by the shipyard of Gebr. De Korte, Moerdijk, Netherlands. Gross register tonnage 54,64 tons and as dimensions 19,82 x 4,80 x 2,30 metres. Fitted out with 1-200ihp triple expansion steam engine and 1 boiler with a heating surface of 71 square metres and pressure of 15 atmosphere built by the N.V. Vlaardingsche Machinefabriek I.A. Kreber, Vlaardingen, Netherlands.