Humber tug fleet strengthened to support additional business

Humber tug fleet strengthened to support additional business

Harbour authority ABP this week welcomed SMS Towage’s new tug, Manxman, onto the river Humber. The new tug, built by international shipyard group Damen, based at Gorinchem in Holland, is technically known as an …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Keppel to develop its first autonomous vessel for operations in Singapore

Keppel to develop its first autonomous vessel for operations in Singapore

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), embarked on the development of an autonomous tug, to be operated by Keppel Smit …
Apr 9, 2019 /  Curious
Boluda Towage and Salvage expands tugboat fleet in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria port

Boluda Towage and Salvage expands tugboat fleet in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria port

The VB TAMARAN joins ten other units operating in the Canarian port to increase service capacity and maneuvering power Boluda Corporación Marítima’s towage division Boluda Towage and Salvage has …
Mar 29, 2019 /  Vessels
Powerful McAllister tug propelled by SCHOTTEL

Powerful McAllister tug propelled by SCHOTTEL

SCHOTTEL has secured a contract with American tug operator McAllister Towing to provide propulsion units for a new-built escort and harbour tug. The tug is under construction at Washburn & Doughty shipyard in Maine, …
Mar 28, 2019 /  Curious
Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats

The engines and steerable thrusters supplied by the technology group Wärtsilä are delivering excellent performance for two new tug boats operated by the Turkish Directorate General of Coastal Safety. Following …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Vessels
EMAR Offshore Services welcomes Damen ASD Tug 2811

EMAR Offshore Services welcomes Damen ASD Tug 2811

EMAR Offshore Services, a Netherlands-based dedicated maritime service company, welcomed a new vessel to its fleet. The Damen ASD Tug 2811, named E-TWO, was ordered in November 2018 with a special request for the …
Mar 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Svitzer holds a naming ceremony for newest London tug - Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds a naming ceremony for newest London tug - Svitzer Meridian

Event on the Thames, in partnership with National Grid Grain LNG and Sanmar, celebrates latest addition to ten-strong London fleet In London, leading global towage operator Svitzer and key partners have today officially …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Kotug Smit Towage assisted Allseas’ Stinger and Bumblebee in the Port of Rotterdam

Kotug Smit Towage assisted Allseas’ Stinger and Bumblebee in the Port of Rotterdam

On March 06, 2019, Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit, the largest construction vessel in the world, arrived in the port of Rotterdam to prepare itself for upcoming topsides lift works. The preparations included the …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Vessels
WATCH: Kotug Smit Towage assisted LNG vessel MV PSKOV in Zeebrugge

WATCH: Kotug Smit Towage assisted LNG vessel MV PSKOV in Zeebrugge

Film producer At Sea and in the Air (Steve Derudder and John Derudder) created beautiful drone footage of Kotug Smit Towage assisting the LNG tanker “MV PSKOV” into the Port of Zeebrugge. In 2018, Fluxys …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Sanmar Shipyards: Opting for the true tractor’s better ship-handling

Sanmar Shipyards: Opting for the true tractor’s better ship-handling

The increasing demand for the significant operational advantages of the true tractor configuration tug with forward mounted thrusters is exemplified by the latest contract awarded to Sanmar by Rimorchiatori Riuniti in …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Vessels