Worldwide there are approximately 3,000 merchant ports and the work of the Harbour Master can vary widely from country to country and from port to port even within the same country.
Robert Allan Ltd.’s business is centred on the design of commercial working marine vessels of all types, with a particular focus on the international tugboat market. In addition, we design fireboats, research vessels, crewboats, barges, Government service vessels (such as icebreakers and nav-aids tenders), shallow-draft vessels of all types for inland transportation, and a diverse range of specialized craft for almost any purpose. The company also provides expertise in analyzing technical and financial aspects of a broad range of marine operations and marine systems design.
Robert Allan Ltd. is committed to providing the highest possible standards of independent professional marine design and engineering services to our valued clients, thereby creating innovative working vessels that embody efficiency, durability and performance. We are devoted to making the vessels built to our designs as safe and efficient as possible for the crews that work on them, and for the people who own them.
The main approach channel and Berths 8&9 at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe have been deepened to improve access for the world’s largest container ships.
The announcement was formally made today (4 October 2023) during the maiden call at the port of its namesake the OOCL Felixstowe, the latest in a series of 24,188 TEU mega container vessels operated by Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (“OOCL”).