Sunday, 15 July 2018

Dutch tug Panter 1962-1963 (Stroombank 1963-1999, Straits II 1999-2002, Montebelo 2002-)

Netherlands-flagged and EU no. 2311512. Launchedwith yard number 605 as Panter by N.V. Scheepswerven v/h/ H.H. Bodewes, Milllingen, Netherlands for the Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Sleepdienst NV, Rotterdam, Netherlands on 28 March 1963 and completed on 7 May 1963. Ex-Panter, renamed Stroombank 1963, since 1988 of Smit Havensleepdiensten BV, Rotterdam, Netherlands, renamed in 1999 Straits II of Straits Towage Ltd., Gibraltar, renamed Montebelo in January 2002 of Reboques e Assistencia Naval Ltd., Setubal, Portugal and since 2003 of Lisbon Harbour Board, Lisbon, Portugal. Portugal-flagged, homeport Lisbon, IMO 8434386 and call sign CSLE. Dimensions 25,00 (waterline)-26,35 (over all) x 7,20 (on thrushes) x 1,95 (hull at midsection)-3,30 (basic) x 4,12 (height at sides) metres and a displacement of 200 cubic metres, Horsepower 2 x550hp. Bollard pull 13,5 tons.