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Fairplay Towage Group places order for two additional Damen ASD tugs

Fairplay Towage Group, one of Europe’s leading towage providers, has placed an order with Damen Shipyards for the delivery of two further tugboats Fairplay Towage Group, one of Europe’s leading towage providers, has placed an order with Damen …
May 10, 2024 / Curious

Boluda boosts its fleet in Germany with the arrival of the VB TRAGEN

Boluda Corporación Marítima, through Boluda Towage, its business division dedicated to providing international maritime towing and salvage services, has added the VB TRAGEN to its fleet. This new vessel will support Boluda Towage’s services in its …
Feb 21, 2024 / Curious

Boluda Towage welcomes the Belgian Minister of Justice and North Sea

On Saturday 10 February 2024, Boluda Towage had the pleasure of welcoming the Belgian Minister of Justice and North Sea, Paul Van Tigchelt, on board the tug VB Seine in the port of Antwerp. Paul Van Tigchelt was appointed Minister of Justice and …
Feb 20, 2024 / Curious

Boluda strengthens its global leadership in the maritime industry

Boluda Towage – one of the divisions of Boluda Corporación Marítima that focuses its activity on port, coastal, and offshore towage, as well as maritime salvage – acquires the towage company Resolve Salvage and Fire (Gibraltar) Limited With this …
Feb 8, 2024 / Curious

Boluda starts operations in Egypt

The Egyptian Abu Qir’s Container Terminal is a strategic and important connection in the maritime trade routes between Africa, Asia, the Indian Ocean, and Europe. In January 2024, Boluda Towage commenced towage operations in the Egyptian Abu Qir’s …
Jan 26, 2024 / Curious

SAAM Towage receives from Sanmar shipyard first two electric tugs for its Canadian fleet

The first electric tugs for SAAM Towage’s fleet are ready to sail from the Port of Tuzla to Vancouver, Canada, where they will join the fleet operating in that country. SAAM Towage’s Engineering and Development Manager, Pablo Cáceres, noted that …
Dec 21, 2023 / Vessels

Boluda Towage reinforces its towing services in Lanzarote

In a port like Arrecife, a real hub of economic development for Lanzarote and in constant development, the safety and efficiency of maritime manoeuvres is fundamental. For this reason, Boluda Towage, with a fleet of 17 tugs operating in the Canary …
Dec 15, 2023 / Vessels

Boluda Towage promotes decarbonisation in the Port of Las Palmas with its new tugboat base

Boluda Towage inaugurates today the new marine towing base in the Port of Las Palmas. After two years of works, the Port of Las Palmas now has a modern infrastructure, totally efficient in terms of energy and maneuvering management. CENTRALIZED …
Nov 10, 2023 / Curious

SAAM Towage’s electric tugs pass final sea acceptance trials

The first electric tugs in SAAM Towage’s fleet, built by the Turkish shipyard Sanmar, passed the final sea acceptance trials and bollard pull tests in Istanbul’s Tuzla Bay. At full capacity, the new ElectRA 2300SX units, designed by Canada-based …
Nov 6, 2023 / Curious

Two electric “Tugs of the Future” from Sanmar Shipyards undergoing sea trials

The new generation, environmentally-friendly tugs are based on the exclusive ElectRA 2300SX design from leading naval architects Robert Allan Ltd (RAL), and are the result of close co-operation between RAL, SAAM Towage and SANMAR at every stage of …
Nov 3, 2023 / Curious