USCG Issues Certificates Of Inspection To Great Lakes Towing Fleet Under Subchapter M

USCG Issues Certificates Of Inspection To Great Lakes Towing Fleet Under Subchapter M

The Great Lakes Towing Company announced yesterday (Jul10) that eight (8) of the Company’s tugs, representing more than a quarter of its active harbor towing fleet, have received U. S. Coast Guard Certificates …
Jul 11, 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
Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement to support MSCL’s tug operations

Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement to support MSCL’s tug operations

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an optimised maintenance agreement with Marine Service Company Ltd (MSCL), a Saudi Arabian tug operator. It is the first-ever such agreement that Wärtsilä has …
Feb 28, 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
Jensen Maritime Provides Design for a Series of New, Tier IV Tractor Tugs for Foss Maritime

Jensen Maritime Provides Design for a Series of New, Tier IV Tractor Tugs for Foss Maritime

Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp. 's Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, has provided the detailed design for an initial four and option for six additional, Tier IV tractor tugs being …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Curious
Robert Allan Ltd. to design series of new RAstar 3300 Tugs for Turkey’s TOR Group

Robert Allan Ltd. to design series of new RAstar 3300 Tugs for Turkey’s TOR Group

Robert Allan Ltd. announced on Tuesday (Dec 11) that it has signed a contract with Turkey-based TOR Group of Companies (TOR), for the design of a series of new RAstar 3300 tugs. These three tugs will be the first …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Curious
Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce received Approval in Principle (AIP) from classification organization ABS for its novel hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs. The AIP was granted following an evaluation of the world’s first …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini for two tugs ASD 2411

Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini for two tugs ASD 2411

Rimorchiatori Spezzini, a subsidiary of the Scafi Group, has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for two new Damen ASD Tugs 2411. The order comes as part of Scafi’s plans to expand its fleet in response to the newly …
Nov 20, 2018 /  Curious
Smit Lamnalco takes delivery of final two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in four vessel order

Smit Lamnalco takes delivery of final two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in four vessel order

Damen has delivered the third and fourth units in a four-vessel contract to leading towage company Smit Lamnalco. All four vessels are Damen’s popular and powerful ASD Tug 3212 class with a bollard pull of 80 …
Nov 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Bourbon Subsea Services wins a turnkey contract for the installation of the 25 MW WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore windfarm

Bourbon Subsea Services wins a turnkey contract for the installation of the 25 MW WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore windfarm

Bourbon Subsea Services has been selected by Windplus to install 3 floating wind turbines of 8.3 MW, 20 km off Viana do Castelo, Portuguese coast. These turbines, with a total capacity of 25 MW, are the most powerful in …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Curious