Posts Tagged ‘Tugs’

Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology

Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
Svitzer’s new line handler prototype Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology Remotely operated line catcher prototype could be a step-change innovation that improves safety standards for tug crews, reducing risk and increasing efficiencies for customers COPENHAGEN,...
May 23rd, 2019 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs

SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs
The Damen ASD 2411 ‘Manxman’ on its maiden voyage to SMS Towage on the Humber Estuary SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs UK towage company SMS Towage has purchased two tugs from Damen Shipyards. The first vessel, called Manxman, was handed over on 12 April, just seven days after contract...
May 20th, 2019 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats
Wärtsilä solutions are delivering outstanding performance for two new tugs operated by the Turkish Directorate General of Coastal Safety. Copyright Yutek. Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 March 2019 at 10 am EET – The...
March 26th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian
.. Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian Event on the Thames, in partnership with National Grid Grain LNG and Sanmar, celebrates latest addition to ten-strong London fleet  LONDON, 21 March, 2019: In London, leading global towage operator Svitzer and key partners have...
March 21st, 2019 | Events, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Mar-2019 SVITZER ANNOUNCES ESCALATION OF TARIFFS Australia LAYING OF SUBMARINE CABLES Singapore Svitzer announces escalation of tariffs Monday, March 4, 2019, Australia Svitzer Australia has advised that its public tariffs will escalate by an average of 2.8% Australia-wide from 1 April. This follows...
March 4th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

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
(SEATTLE; Jan. 9, 2019) ­– Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, has provided the detailed design for an initial four, with an option for six additional, Tier IV tractor tugboats being built by Nichols Brother Boat Builders...
January 9th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen signs with EMAR Offshore Services for ASD Tug 2811

Damen signs with EMAR Offshore Services for ASD Tug 2811
Johan van Beek, managing director EMAR Offshore Services, Vincent de Maat, sales manager Damen and Wilbert Versteeg, commercial director EMAR Offshore Services, during the contract signing for a Damen ASD Tug 2811. EMAR Offshore Services places order for  Damen Tug ASD 2811 EMAR Offshore Services, a...
December 27th, 2018 | Marine Equipment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

MacGregor deck machinery delivers improved performance capabilities to eight new tugboats

MacGregor deck machinery delivers improved performance capabilities to eight new tugboats
MacGregor understands that detailed consideration of vessel operation and design is key to providing an optimum solution MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received deck machinery orders for four escort and four harbour tugboats from Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd in Hong Kong. The MacGregor winches have been...
December 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid Fregate and ASD Tug 2310 SD Papillon

De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid Fregate and ASD Tug 2310 SD Papillon
Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid Fregate and ASD Tug 2310 SD Papillon The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture between Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage and Salvage. The ceremony took place in the port of Cayenne...
October 12th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2312

Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two  Damen ASD Tugs 2312
From the contract signing Jim Iskes, owner of Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden / Amsterdam, has signed a contract at the ITS 2018 event in Marseille with Damen for the supply of two ASD Tugs 2312. The ASD Tug 2312 is one of Damen’s new,...
July 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for Damen tugs Rotterdam & Beagle

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for Damen tugs Rotterdam & Beagle
Lady Sponsor Renee Naaktgeboren – tug Beagle On 13th June 2018, the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tugs Rotterdam and Beagle took place in the Port of Rotterdam, during Kotug Smit Towage’s annual ‘Maatjes-party’ (Herring with friends, a traditional Dutch event to mark the beginning...
June 15th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä to ensure the continuous operations of Hidrovias Group’s pusher tugs in South American rivers

Wärtsilä to ensure the continuous operations of Hidrovias Group’s pusher tugs in South American rivers
Wärtsilä provides maintenance solutions to the fleet of eight Girocantex pusher tugs, which operate in the challenging rivers of South America. Wärtsilä Corporation, 23 March 2018 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä and Girocantex Uruguay, a subsidiary of Hidrovias Group, have signed...
March 23rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet

Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet
Damen ASD Tugs 2810. Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden/Amsterdam, has taken delivery of two Damen ASD Tugs 2810. The vessels were built at Damen Song Cam Shipyards, Vietnam, and delivered last year to Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands,...
February 19th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Multraship takes delivery of first of two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs from Damen

Multraship takes delivery of first of two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs from Damen
The “Multratug 32” Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship has taken delivery of the first of two game-changing CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs (CRT) which will make it easier, safer and more environmentally friendly to work with seagoing vessels at much higher speeds than conventional tugs...
February 2nd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Innovative Wärtsilä HY hybrid modules to provide economic and environmental benefits for Swedish port tug

Innovative Wärtsilä HY hybrid modules to provide economic and environmental benefits for Swedish port tug
The new escort tug being built for the Swedish port of Luleå will be powered by two Wärtsilä HY 2 hybrid power modules. The technology group Wärtsilä will supply two Wärtsilä HY 2 hybrid power modules for a new escort tug being built for the Swedish port of Luleå located on the Gulf of Bothnia...
December 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

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