23m Harbour Tug

AU$525,000 plus any Aus. GST if applicable

A very solid alloy tug in fantastic condition overall. Vessel being sold, as is where is. Currently on the hardstand with one engine out after being fully rebuilt and ready to install. Large list of spare parts. Surveys have been suspended pending re-powering. Located Fremantle, Western Australia.

NOTE – One motor is currently bad and the vessel is for sale at a retail asking price of AU$525,000 with one good ME, one bad ME plus one brand new spare engine un-installed. Or for AU$675k the vendor will install the new engine and put the boat on the slip and give it a fresh survey.

SKU: 1014 Category:

Additional information


23.88 x 7.10m x 3.00m


Built and designed SBF Ship Builders. 1985.


Hull and decks aluminium. 200 tonnes displacement.

Main engine

2 x MTU 396 TB 83. Hours on ME’s 12,659 and 12,152.


1 x 4BT Cummins/Stamford: 50kva.


Reintjes WAV550B. 5.882:1 reduction.


2 x Stone Marine 4 blade. Steering system hydraulic.




13 knots. Maximum speed 14 knots.

Bollard pull

28 tonne.


Fuel 50,000 litres. Fresh water 20,000 litres.


Crew 4. Passengers 60 persons.

Deck equipment

35 tonne towing winch.

Communication equipment

Radar – JRC JMA 2143. Depth sounder – Furuno FE400. Radio – Codan 8121, Icom IC-M59, GME GX548. Autopilot – Saura. Compasses Saura. GPS – Furuno JRC JCU121. Plotters – Furuno JCU121. A.I.S.
Other electronics CDMA Qualcom QCP-860.


4 persons.


Alarm system – Quell. 10 Man Roaring Forty.

Survey classification

Department of Transport. DPI NSCV Class 2B – suspended.