Damen Shipyards Group and Abu Dhabi Ports sign contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2411

Damen Shipyards Group and Abu Dhabi Ports sign contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2411

Contract signed at Abu Dhabi Boat Show 2018 In an official ceremony at the Abu Dhabi Boat Show, Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Abu Dhabi Ports and its subsidiary Abu Dhabi Marine Services (Safeen) for …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä launches Acceleration Centre in Singapore and partners with MPA and PSA Marine to develop IntelliTug

Wärtsilä launches Acceleration Centre in Singapore and partners with MPA and PSA Marine to develop IntelliTug

The technology group Wärtsilä opened its Acceleration Centre in Singapore on Tuesday (Oct 16). This purpose-built centre promotes innovation and collaboration with industry, academia, and local partners to …
Oct 17, 2018 /  Curious
Robert Allan awarded contract to design a new version of the successful Z-Tech® 4500 tugs for the United States Navy

Robert Allan awarded contract to design a new version of the successful Z-Tech® 4500 tugs for the United States Navy

Robert Allan Ltd. has been awarded a contract to design a new version of the successful Z-Tech® 4500 tugs for the United States Navy (USN). The USN already has six vessels of this design, known as the YT 802 Class, …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Naval
GONDAN launched new Hybrid Icebreaker Tug

GONDAN launched new Hybrid Icebreaker Tug

Monday (Oct 08) at GONDAN Shipyard in Figueras, at high tide, the launching of a new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd for Port of Luleå (Sweden) has just taken place. The new …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Vessels
HVCC and Kotug Smit Towage optimise conditions of entry at the Port of Hamburg

HVCC and Kotug Smit Towage optimise conditions of entry at the Port of Hamburg

Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC) and Kotug Smit Towage, provider of harbour towage, will in future work closely together at the Port of Hamburg in order to coordinate preliminary planning for ship calls and …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Curious
Vancouver to Welcome Two New Cheoy Lee Built RAstar 3200 Escort Tugs for SAAM SMIT Towage Canada

Vancouver to Welcome Two New Cheoy Lee Built RAstar 3200 Escort Tugs for SAAM SMIT Towage Canada

Robert Allan Ltd. announced on Friday (Sep28) that SAAM SMIT TOWAGE CANADA Inc. (SST Canada), a joint venture partnership between Boskalis of the Netherlands and SAAM S.A of Chile, has recently completed the purchase of …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Vessels
MOL LNG-Fueled Tugboat Named Ishin

MOL LNG-Fueled Tugboat Named Ishin

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) on Friday announced that naming and launching ceremonies for the company's LNG-fueled tugboat, built at Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd., were held on September 28. The tugboat was …
Oct 1, 2018 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS

Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS

The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module, the innovative Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) by ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical …
Sep 28, 2018 /  Curious
Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

Recently the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Southampton took place in the Port of Zeebrugge. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour towage activities, …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 ‘Mars’ and ‘Mercurius’

Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 ‘Mars’ and ‘Mercurius’

Two of Iskes Towage’s vessels, the Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius, have been officially named at a ceremony held at IJmuiden Port, Amsterdam. The naming formed part of an event held to mark the 50th …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels