Maritime news

Monitor breaking maritime news and insights for profitable, efficient and safe shipping.

Tagged in Svitzer

Svitzer Completes Tug Series Delivery in Brazil

Svitzer, a leading global towage provider, has today announced the successful delivery of Svitzer Babitonga, the final tug in a series of six vessels from the 2300 Rampart Series. The delivery strengthens its fleet serving Brazil's dynamic maritime …
May 9, 2024 / Vessels

Kongsberg Digital Selected by Svitzer Australia to Deliver World-Class Simulation Capability

Global leader in sustainable marine services, Svitzer, has selected Kongsberg Digital to deliver state-of-the-art simulators in support of crew training at its Port of Newcastle base in Australia. The contract with Kongsberg will help create a …
Nov 7, 2023 / Curious

Robert Allan to design a Methanol Hybrid Fuel Cell Tug for Svitzer

Svitzer and Robert Allan Ltd. have entered an agreement to design the world’s first Methanol Hybrid Fuel Cell (MHFC) tug.  Utilizing a combination of batteries, fuel cells and gensets, this tug will operate completely free of diesel fuel, and …
Aug 25, 2023 / Curious

World's First Methanol Hybrid Fuel Cell Tug In Development – to be Deployed in the Port of Gothenburg

Тhe tug operator Svitzer launched the second phase of the company’s project to design for the world's first methanol hybrid fuel cell tug. The vessel is set to be deployed in the second half of 2025 and will operate in the Port of Gothenburg. …
Aug 18, 2023 / Curious

Svitzer Designing World’s First Methanol Hybrid Fuel Cell Tug

Svitzer, a leading global towage provider and part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, announced on Thursday (Aug17) the launch of the second phase of its project to design the world’s first methanol hybrid fuel cell (MHFC) tug.   Svitzer has conducted …
Aug 17, 2023 / Curious

First Of Three New Crew Boats Launched For Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller

NSW Al Yamama,the first of three new Incat Crowther 33 crew boats designed for Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller (NSW), has been officially launched in Singapore by shipbuilder Lita Ocean.  NSW Al Yamama, with its homeport of Doha, and her two sister …
Aug 9, 2023 / Curious

MAN 175D Wins Further Orders in Tug Sector

Four engines selected for Svitzer’s TRAnsverse Tug newbuilds UZMAR Shipyards in Turkey has placed an order for four of MAN’s latest variant 12V175D-MM marine propulsion engines for global tug operator, Svitzer. Each shipset consists of 2 × 2,400 …
Jul 18, 2023 / Curious

Svitzer Renews Contract with APM Terminals Bahrain for Two Line Boats

Svitzer, a leading global towage provider and part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has renewed its contract with APM Terminals Bahrain for the operation of two line boats that service vessels calling into Bahrain. The new contract runs until December 2027. …
Jul 18, 2023 / Curious

Svitzer Awarded Alexandroupolis LNG Terminal Contract With Gastrade

Project will draw on Svitzer’s extensive expertise in both terminal towage and servicing the global LNG market, assisting Gastrade in enhancing energy security for Greece and the region of South-Eastern Europe Svitzer, a leading global towage …
Jul 14, 2023 / Curious

Svitzer and South Hook enter EcoTow agreement to reduce tug fleet emissions

Long-term contract agreed to fuel vessels with low-carbon hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO), cutting CO2 emissions Svitzer, a leading global towage provider and part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, announced on Thursday (Jul06) an EcoTow agreement to fuel a …
Jul 10, 2023 / Curious