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RSD Tug 2513 Electric
Reversed Stern Drive Tug RSD Tug 2513 Electric 70 154324 24.73 81.11 3800 3800 12 13.8 13.13 43.08
Damen RSD Tug 2513 RSD Tug 2513 70 154324 24.73 81.14 4480 4480 13 14.96 13.13 43.08
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  1. Safe sustainability

    The RSD-E Tug 2513 builds on the successful, efficient and sustainable Reversed Stern Drive platform to offer zero emissions performance. This comes courtesy of the vessel’s fully electric propulsion. She’s safety focused too, for example, providing excellent all-round visibility from a wheelhouse featuring Damen Safety Glass. Her high freeboard ensures her clutter-free decks remain dry. Exceptionally low levels of noise and vibration provide comfort for those on board.

  2. Compact, manoeuvrable power

    This is a vessel that answers the challenges encountered in today’s harbour towage segment, combining compact manoeuvrability with high power. The ‘always bow first’ RSD-E Tug 2513 delivers 70 tonnes bollard pull both astern and ahead. Her patented Damen Twin Fin skeg ensures outstanding course-keeping and predictable sailing in front of a vessel.

  3. User-friendly

    The RSD-E Tug 2513 is an exercise in ergonomic operability. A neat console delivers relevant and reliable information to its operators. The vessel can operate with a crew of just two persons, while a well-planned layout ensures the most straightforward approach to maintenance. The RSD-E Tug 2513 can be fully charged in only two hours with minimum effort.



Damen customer finance

Damen Customer Finance offers a wide range of financing arrangements. These are available for any type of vessel, equipment or related services, including the prefabricated shipbuilding kits supplied by the Damen Technical Cooperation department.

Damen’s Customer Finance facilities are not just for privately-owned, small and medium-sized companies, we also assist government bodies such as coastguards, police and port authorities. Damen maintains relations with all Netherlands-based commercial banks, as well as with numerous banks abroad. As a major client of the Dutch Export Credit Agency, Atradius, Damen is highly experienced in arranging export loans with export credit insurance facilities.


Damen Ship Delivery Services makes sure our customers receive their vessels safely, clean and ready for operation. We offer total care of all logistical services through our worldwide service support network. Our Ship Delivery Services include own keel transport, heavy lift, towage and semi-submersible transport.

As an international shipbuilder Damen has extensive knowledge of each vessel and of transport contracts and conditions, and we have many years’ experience of shipping to distant and remote destinations. In short, our customers benefit from our reliable and competitive shipping solutions.


Damen Parts Services offers competitive prices, efficient and cost-effective delivery and short response times. With our years of experience we have established strong buying power and an extensive supplier network. By expanding our network of global service hubs, we are able to shorten our response times. Our service goes beyond fast part delivery; we also offer different replenishment solutions resulting in having parts in stock just before you need them.

To minimise lifecycle costs and to improve a vessel’s performance, it’s crucial to have the right spare parts. Our Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) allows stock control replenishment to be completely automated.



Online parts store

To support our customers on a 24/7 basis, Damen has created an online parts store on our Services Portal Here you can order directly from our online catalogue of spare parts. Our scope of supply is neither limited to Damen-vessels only, nor to the catalogue. If your required parts are not available online, we invite you to make online requests. Your services manager will gladly do what it takes to source the relevant component. With Damen as your partner you can experience the benefits of a one-stop-shop.


Damen is unique in offering attractive buy-back guarantees for standard vessels from our product range to customers or the financing bank

Damen is unique in offering attractive buy-back guarantees for standard vessels from our product range to customers or the financing bank. We know Damen quality means that our vessels have a premium re-sale value. Vessels bought 20 years earlier have been known to achieve their build price when re-sold after two decades.

Damen is happy to buy vessels back or help customers to trade them in when they buy a new vessel. Our team also offers a brokerage service, whether vessels are from Damen or from other shipbuilders, and we can help customers looking to charter.

For more information visit Damen Trading website.




All Damen vessels benefit from knowledge gathered during ongoing research programmes within the Group. Damen works alongside world-renowned research institutes such as Delft University of Technology, Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) and the Netherlands Organization of Applied Scientific Research (TNO), as well as other reputable universities and leading maritime companies.




RSD Tug 2513

Bollard pull max (tonnes) Bollard pull max (pounds) 70 154324

Length (metres) Length (feet) 24.73 81.14

Power total (Bkw) Power total (BKW) 4480 4480

Speed max (knots) Speed max (mph) 13 14.96

Beam (metres) Beam (feet) 13.13 43.08

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