Sanmar: Italy rewarded with improved version of best selling tug

Sanmar: Italy rewarded with improved version of best selling tug

Recent years have seen a considerable upturn in the number of orders from Italian customers for the sophisticated ASD or tractor configuration tug boats constructed by Sanmar Marine at either of its two …
Oct 7, 2019 /  Curious
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
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
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
Alfons Håkans has ordered two escort tugs to operate in the Baltic Sea

Alfons Håkans has ordered two escort tugs to operate in the Baltic Sea

The family-owned company, Alfons Håkans, a major towage operator with decades of regional expertise in Northern Baltic Sea region, has signed a contract about two ice-class 67-ton bollard pull ASD tugs with Sanmar …
Feb 27, 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
Popular Powerful Sanmar Tugboats Head Abroad

Popular Powerful Sanmar Tugboats Head Abroad

As part of Ocean’s 10-year concession agreement with the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), the Canadian maritime company has purchased a 24m ASD tug from Turkish builder/operator Sanmar. Taken from Sanmar’s …
Jul 12, 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
Turkish tug builder Sanmar delivers a powerful tug to Forth Estuary Towage (FET) in Scotland

Turkish tug builder Sanmar delivers a powerful tug to Forth Estuary Towage (FET) in Scotland

Leading Turkish specialist tug builder Sanmar continues a recent run of success with UK operators by supplying a powerful tug to Forth Estuary Towage (FET) in Scotland. As Chief Harbour Master, Alan McPherson …
May 29, 2018 /  Vessels