Posts Tagged ‘Tugs’

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation
ABB’s newest Azipod propulsion system exceeds expectations ABB, the leading propulsion solution provider, has revealed that an 8,000 kW rescue tug, the first vessel installed with its Azipod D electric propulsion system, has been successfully delivered to customer Guangzhou Salvage Bureau, a division...
December 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers Damen-designed ASD 2411

Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers Damen-designed ASD 2411
The ASD Tug 2411 SST-Aruá Second tugboat in the series of four delivered to SAAM SMIT Wilson Sons shipyard, part of the WilsonSons Group, has delivered yet another tugboat. The SST-Aruá is the second tugboat delivered to SAAM SMIT Towage Brazil and is part of a total order of 4 Vessels. The first of...
October 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Ark Shipping takes delivery of OSD-designed AHTS for Caspian operations

Ark Shipping takes delivery of OSD-designed AHTS for Caspian operations
The AHTS Antarctic A new shallow-draft anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel designed by Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has been delivered to Russian inland waterways operator and offshore logistics service provider, Ark Shipping. The AHTS Antarctic, designed in close co-operation with the owner,...
October 3rd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley to deploy powerful tug Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles / Long Beach

Crowley to deploy powerful tug Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles / Long Beach
The “Veteran” Newly Upgraded Goliah Will Relocate to San Francisco  (SAN PEDRO, Calif.; Aug. 22, 2017) ­– Crowley Marine Services is deploying the tugboat Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to provide enhanced docking safety for all vessels, including large petroleum...
August 22nd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe
Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Lone completes batch shipment of twelve vessels The latest Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that...
August 11th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti

Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti
The Damen ASD Tug 2913 “Danimarca” Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has continued to expand its fleet with the deliveries of two new Damen tugs; an ASD 2913 called Danimarca and an ASD 2411 called Columbia. The delivery of the Danimarca took place in Genoa on 14 June 2017. This...
June 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New Transnet tug launched – Built in Durban for Durban

New Transnet tug launched – Built in Durban for Durban
UMBILO tug ahead of being launched into the water. [Durban, South Africa, 26 May 2017]  South Africa’s busiest port will soon take delivery of its first new tug – the sixth of nine powerful new vessels to roll off the production line in the port city of Durban, on time and within budget. Named UMBILO,...
May 28th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Saqr Port UAE signs contract for Damen ASD 2913 Tug

Saqr Port UAE signs contract for Damen ASD 2913 Tug
l to r: Capt. Michael Magee (Harbour Master RAK Ports), Mr. Kommer Damen (Chairman, Damen Shipyards Group), Pascal Slingerland (Sales Manager Middle East, Damen Shipyards Group), Capt. Brand (Group General Manager RAK Ports), Lars Seistrup (Manager Director Albwardy Damen) Saqr Port, part of Rash Al...
May 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

One of biggest Russian ports, Port of Ust-Luga, raised its safety

One of biggest Russian ports, Port of Ust-Luga, raised its safety
The “Chernaya Barabulka” Port fleet of Baltic Sea Tug Agency (Port of Ust-Luga, Russia) expanded with two new tugboats Baltic Sea Tug Agency (BSTA LLC, commercial sea port of Ust-Luga) has put into operation two new tugboats, Kizhuch and Chernaya Barabulka, today, 26 April 2017, reports...
April 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Vittoria Shipyard enters the international tug market with orders from Russia and Algeria

Vittoria Shipyard enters the international tug market with orders from Russia and Algeria
Russia: Rendering 60 Tons ASD Tug Ice The Russian boat will be used in the scheduled scrapping of nuclear submarines in the Barents Sea. The Algerian one is for use by the harbour authority at Skikda. Company President Duò: “It is an important challenge in a very competitive and selective market....
April 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster
the “BBC SHANGHAI” [EAST LONDON, South Africa, 20 March 2017]  Collaboration between the Ports of East London and Ngqura, together with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), helped avert another potential maritime disaster in the Eastern Cape during the past week. Transnet...
March 20th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks
ASD 2913 an artist’s impression The Meyer’s Group has ordered two, powerful Damen ASD 2913 Tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal. At an official signing ceremony at the Panama Maritime XIII World Conference, Michel Mittelmeyer, Chief Executive Officer said the Meyer’s Group...
March 15th, 2017 | Canals, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen ASD 2310 packs a punch for Foyle Port

Damen ASD 2310 packs a punch for Foyle Port
The Strathfoyle Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD 2310 Tug to Foyle Port. The official handover of the new vessel – named Strathfoyle – took place at a short ceremony attended by the port’s staff, clients and stakeholders. Taking the position as most powerful tug at the port, the Strathfoyle...
March 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Cat® Marine EPA Tier 4 engines installed on McAllister tug duo

Cat® Marine EPA Tier 4 engines installed on McAllister tug duo
Environmentally conscious 3516E propulsion engines will power two azimuth stern-drive escort and rescue tugs destined for operation on the U.S. East Coast in milestone installation Horizon Shipbuilding (Bayou LaBatre, AL) is in the process of installing the first production EPA Tier 4 certified units...
December 1st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Grupo TMM places order for Damen ASD Tug 3212

Grupo TMM places order for Damen ASD Tug 3212
Damen ASD Tug 3212 for TMM Colima Leading Mexican maritime operator, Grupo TMM, has signed a Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance with Damen Shipyards Group for a 70 tonne bollard pull ASD Tug 3212 named TMM COLIMA. The tug will operate in the Mexican port of Manzanillo on the Pacific Coast. Ongoing port...
November 25th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen ASD Tug 2310 TōIA enters service at Port Nelson, New Zealand

Damen ASD Tug 2310 TōIA enters service at Port Nelson, New Zealand
Damen ASD Tug 2310 TOIA Port Nelson, positioned at the top of New Zealand’s South Island at the head of Tasman Bay, has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 2310. Named TōIA, which is Maori for ‘to pull’, she is the first new tug there for 32 years and represents a significant upgrade of capability....
November 24th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Van Wijngaarden Marine Services orders second Damen Shoalbuster 3512 in twelve months

Van Wijngaarden Marine Services orders second Damen Shoalbuster 3512 in twelve months
Damen Shoalbuster 3512 NOORDSTROOM The contract has been signed between Van Wijngaarden Marine Services and Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for the build and delivery of a Damen Shoalbuster 3512, to be named the LINGESTROOM. This will bring the total number of Shoalbusters in the Van Wijngaarden fleet to...
November 22nd, 2016 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping signs order for three Damen vessels at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2016

Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping signs order for three Damen vessels at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2016
From the contract signing* At this year’s Seatrade Maritime Middle East Exhibition taking place in Dubai, Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping LLC (JAK), signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group, for the supply of three vessels; one Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 5009 and two ASD Tugs 3213. JAK is a leading provider...
November 1st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Impala operations optimised with RiverTough conversion

Impala operations optimised with RiverTough conversion
Installation of Thordon Bearings’ RiverTough bearing to Impala Zambrano Thordon Bearings has successfully completed the oil to water-lubricated tailshaft bearing conversions of the first four of 15 Impala Terminals Colombia-operated tug/tow boats. Impala Zambrano, the first of 15 triple-screw and...
October 25th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen wins 13-tug order from Edison Chouest Offshore

Damen wins 13-tug order from Edison Chouest Offshore
Jan van Hogerwou To be built in the USA under Damen’s Technical Cooperation programme Leading marine transportation provider and the USA’s largest operator of OSVs, Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), has teamed up with Damen to build a total of 13 heavy duty mooring assistance and escort tugs. These...
October 21st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fourth new Transnet Tug rolls off production line

Fourth new Transnet Tug rolls off production line
From the Osprey tug launch [Durban, South Africa, 20 September 2016]  Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is on track with its R1.4 billion tug building contract and today celebrated the ceremonial launch of the fourth of its nine new tugs being built in Durban. The tug – named OSPREY in honour...
September 20th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Christening Reylaver’s new Damen ASD Tug 2411, Jesus

Christening Reylaver’s new Damen ASD Tug 2411, Jesus
ASD-Tug-2411-Jesus-naming-ceremony Damen congratulates Reylaver on the safe arrival and naming ceremony of the new ASD Tug 2411 Jesus. In order to reach her owners, the vessel undertook, on her own keel, a significant voyage covering 10, 500 nautical miles. Reylaver ordered the new vessel from Damen...
July 25th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Second of Nine New TNPA Tugs Sets Sail

Second of Nine New TNPA Tugs Sets Sail
From the launching ceremony of the Qunu [Durban, South Africa, 07 July 2016]  The latest of Transnet National Ports Authority’s nine new, powerful tugboats set sail from the Durban premises of contractor, Southern African Shipyards, on Thursday, 7 July, destined for its new home at the Port of Port...
July 7th, 2016 | Events, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Rimorchiatori Augusta orders Damen ASD Tug 2810

Rimorchiatori Augusta orders Damen ASD Tug 2810
An artist Impression of an ASD 2810 First new vessel for southern Italy venture Rimorchiatori Augusta and Damen Shipyards Group have recently signed a contract for an ASD 2810 tug for operations in the Sicilian port of Augusta. Rimorchiatori Augusta is a new venture for the Rimorchiatori Riuniti group...
July 5th, 2016 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Multraship’s Damen ASD tugs make names for themselves

Multraship’s Damen ASD tugs make names for themselves
Damen ASD Tug 3212 Two Damen ASD 3212 tugs for leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship have been named on 24 June at Terneuzen, the Netherlands. The state-of-the-art Multratug 29 and Multratug 30 were built at the Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam, and operate for Multraship as sister vessels...
June 28th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More