Sanmar Begins Construction of New RASTAR - 3200 SX Escort Tugs

Sanmar Begins Construction of New RASTAR - 3200 SX Escort Tugs

Robert Allan Ltd. announced yesterday (May 30) that Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey started the construction of a new series of RAstar 3200-SX tugs in March of 2019. The tugs which are named by Sanmar after a large river in …
May 31, 2019 /  Vessels
Third Tug built to Robert Allan Ltd.’s New TRAktor 2500-SX Design Commences Operations for Svitzer

Third Tug built to Robert Allan Ltd.’s New TRAktor 2500-SX Design Commences Operations for Svitzer

The third tug built by Sanmar Shipyards to Robert Allan Ltd.’s new TRAktor 2500-SX design commenced operations on November 1st in London for Svitzer. The tug, named the Svitzer Meridian, is the second TRAktor …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
The new 25 metre harbour tractor tug Kinaki arrives home to Port Taranaki

The new 25 metre harbour tractor tug Kinaki arrives home to Port Taranaki

In June 2018 the new 25 metre harbour tractor tug Kinaki completed its 73-day journey via heavy lift transport ship from Istanbul, Turkey, and arrived safely in Lyttelton, New Zealand. From there it sailed on its own …
Aug 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Sanmar Shipyard Delivers First Gökçay Series’ Vessel

Sanmar Shipyard Delivers First Gökçay Series’ Vessel

The first of Sanmar Shipyard’s new Gökçay series shows excellent performance Being specially designed for high performance at a competitive cost, the new steel twin screw harbor tug has increased beam …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Sanmar orders 42 Rolls-Royce thrusters in novel supply agreement

Sanmar orders 42 Rolls-Royce thrusters in novel supply agreement

Rolls-Royce has secured an extensive supply order from long-time collaborator Sanmar Shipyards for propulsion and deck equipment for tugboats the Turkish shipyard is building for various customers. The scope of supply …
Mar 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Sanmar Shipyards delivers new tugboats to Abu Dhabi Ports

Sanmar Shipyards delivers new tugboats to Abu Dhabi Ports

SAFEEN grows tugboat fleet to 12 Sanmar Shipyards of Turkey has announced the delivery of “Al JIMI 1” (Yenicay VII) to become the latest addition to the Abu Dhabi Ports’ growing tug fleet. It already …
Feb 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Caterpillar Marine to develop innovative hybrid tug with Sanmar Shipyards

Caterpillar Marine to develop innovative hybrid tug with Sanmar Shipyards

Caterpillar Marine has announced a collaboration with Sanmar Shipyards in Istanbul, Turkey to build an innovative tugboat with a hydraulic hybrid propulsion system. The Cat Marine Advanced Variable Drive™ …
Dec 5, 2017 /  Vessels
SMS Towage takes delivery of its seventh ASD tug from Sanmar Shipyards

SMS Towage takes delivery of its seventh ASD tug from Sanmar Shipyards

By purchasing a brand new tug from Sanmar Shipyards, experienced UK operator, SMS Towage, has taken delivery of its seventh ASD tug built by Turkey’s leading tug builder. The new tug is named Superman continuing an …
Aug 24, 2017 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce MTU engines power new Harbour tugs with 90 tonnes of bullard pull

Rolls-Royce MTU engines power new Harbour tugs with 90 tonnes of bullard pull

Harbour tugs with 90-tonne bollard pull to be powered for the first time by high-speed diesel engines: MTU will deliver to Sanmar Shipyards 8 x 16V 4000 M73L MTU engines each delivering 2,700 kW for four terminal tugs …
Aug 15, 2017 /  Curious
SVITZER places order for four additional tugs from Sanmar Shipyards

SVITZER places order for four additional tugs from Sanmar Shipyards

Svitzer is ordering four more ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards to service the several hundred million USD TMSA, Tanger Med 2 Port in the Kingdom of Morocco. The four newbuildings will be 90 tonnes bollard pull RAstar 2900 …
May 23, 2017 /  Vessels