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    Heerema takes delivery of AHT Bylgia

    Vessel & ROV News // August 6, 2013

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has taken delivery of its new anchor handling tug, Bylgia, following a naming ceremony at Estación Maritima in Vigo, Spain.

    Bylgia is the first of two sister tugs that HMC commissioned to replace its aging tugs, Husky and Retriever, which have both been in service for more than 30 years.

    Broker Seabrokers said the second newbuild, Kolga, will be delivered later this year.

    Bylgia’s first deployment will be an anchor handling job in the North Sea.

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