Posts Tagged ‘Tugs’

ASD 2411 joins German towage company Bugsier in its 150th year of operations

ASD 2411 joins German towage company Bugsier in its 150th year of operations
DAMEN-ASD-2411 ASD 2411 joins German towage company in its 150th year of operations Bugsier, the German towage and maritime service provider, has boosted its already extensive fleet with the addition of a Damen ASD 2411 tug. The tug represents the first purchase of a Damen vessel for Bugsier. Bugsier...
June 23rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

OSD introduces low-emission hybrid Azistern e-tug

OSD introduces low-emission hybrid Azistern e-tug
The Azistern-e Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has designed a powerful, low-emission compact e-tug to further augment its Azistern series of vessels. Among other roles, the vessel is perfectly equipped to deliver excellent harbour assistance. OSD managing director Michiel Wijsmuller says, “The Azistern-e has...
May 23rd, 2016 | Energy, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

First Damen tug for Peru

First Damen tug for Peru
An artist’s impression of the ASD Tug 2810 Ian Taylor Peru chooses ASD 2810 for harbour duties in the Port of Callao Launching the business relationship between the two companies, Ian Taylor Peru has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for an ASD Tug 2810. The vessel’s MTU engine and...
May 12th, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Two New TNPA Tugs Roll off Production Line

Two New TNPA Tugs Roll off Production Line
Lady Sponsor, Linda Mabaso, Chair of Transnet SOC Limited, seen here officially naming the COROMORANT [Durban, South Africa, 06 May 2016]  The South African government’s Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy initiative has yielded more results with the ceremonial launch today of two more powerful tugboats...
May 6th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Four Damen ATD Tugs 2412 for Svitzer

Four Damen ATD Tugs 2412 for Svitzer
An ATD 2412 – Artist Impression Global towage operator Svitzer has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for four ATD 2412 tugs as part of Svitzer’s ongoing fleet renewal programme. All four tugs are being built at Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam. Demonstrating the advantages to...
March 30th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Helm launches transformational software for harbor towage sector

Helm launches transformational software for harbor towage sector
Helm CONNECT Jobs software promises easy tariff management and substantial savings in harbor towage operations Victoria, BC – Helm Operations, the global market-leader in harbor towage dispatch and billing software, has launched new software called simply Helm CONNECT Jobs, specifically designed...
March 30th, 2016 | Accountancy, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Iskes’ new ASD 2411 Venus up and running after delivery

Iskes’ new ASD 2411 Venus up and running after delivery
the Venus crew Captain and crew of newly delivered ASD Tug 2411 give Damen valuable feedback after first 3 months of operations Iskes Towage & Salvage took delivery of a new Damen ASD 2411 in November 2015. In its first 100 days, the tug has been performing vessel assistance duties in the locks and...
March 3rd, 2016 | HR, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Leading Latin American towage firm orders two Damen ASD Tugs 2411

Leading Latin American towage firm orders  two Damen ASD Tugs 2411
ASD 2411 Artist impressions SAAM S.A. has placed orders with the Damen Shipyards Group for two ASD Tugs 2411. SAAM is based in Chile from where it offers towage, logistics and port services in South, Central and North America. With a fleet of nearly 200 vessels it is the largest such operator in the...
February 22nd, 2016 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Vancouver International Maritime Centre recognized in B.C. Budget 2016, Executive Director christens new vessel

The Vancouver International Maritime Centre recognized in B.C. Budget 2016, Executive Director christens new vessel
Kaity Arsoniadis-Stein, Exec. Dir. VIMC (L) Jewel Jacobs (R), Squamish First Nation (Credit Saam Smit) Vancouver, BC, Canada (February 19, 2016): The Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) welcomes the Provincial government’s $1-million commitment for the second year in a row. B.C. Finance...
February 20th, 2016 | Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Serco procures new Damen tug to support Royal Navy aircraft carriers

Serco procures new Damen tug to support Royal Navy aircraft carriers
Artist’s impression of the new tug Friday 12 February 2016 – Serco has contracted Damen Shipyards Group to build a powerful new tug to support the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers at Portsmouth Naval Base as part of its contract to provide Marine Services to the UK’s Ministry...
February 12th, 2016 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

OSD develops new series of multipurpose tractor tugs

OSD develops new series of multipurpose tractor tugs
Netherlands-based OSD (Offshore Ship Designers) has designed a new series of high-performance tractor tugs which can be used for a wide range of functions, including escort operations, harbour towage, ship handling, offshore mooring and berthing. The basic model tug has a LOA of 33 metres and a beam...
February 9th, 2016 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

First Damen tug for Fratelli Neri, Italy

First Damen tug for Fratelli Neri, Italy
Damen ASD Tug 3212 Luisa Neri ASD Tug 3212 with render-recovery winch improves safety and flexibility in towing and escorting operations Fratelli Neri S.p.A has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 3212. The new vessel, called Luisa  Neri, was handed over from Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam in the...
February 9th, 2016 | Events, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

South African Navy welcomes new Damen ATD Tug 2909 into fleet

South African Navy welcomes new Damen ATD Tug 2909 into fleet
On 4 February 2016 the South African Navy took delivery of a second South African-built Damen ATD Tug 2909 at the naval base in Simon’s Town. Escorted by SA Navy’s existing six tugs, Inyathi was welcomed into the naval fleet with a traditional sail past. Inyathi – meaning buffalo – is the...
February 8th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corima takes delivery of Damen ASD Tug 2810 Musone

Corima takes delivery of Damen ASD Tug 2810 Musone
Damen ASD Tug 2810 MUSONE On 20 January 2016, Corima, part of the Italy-based Gesmar Group, held an official handover ceremony for a Damen ASD 2810 tug. The festivities were attended by invited guests that included representatives from Ancona’s port and city authorities. The family-owned Gesmar Group...
February 4th, 2016 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Jensen Maritime to Design Two New Escort Tugs for McAllister Towing

Jensen Maritime to Design Two New Escort Tugs for McAllister Towing
(SEATTLE; Feb. 2, 2016) ­– Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company,  was recently selected to provide detailed design services including stability, structure and systems design for two, 100-foot long, 40-foot wide, escort tugs...
February 2nd, 2016 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Rimorchiatori Riuniti orders 2 Damen ASD Tugs 2913

Rimorchiatori Riuniti orders 2 Damen ASD Tugs 2913
from the signing ceremony, l to r: Giovanni Dellepiane, Andrea Trevisian and Alberto Dellepiane Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has recently placed an order with the Damen Shipyards Group for two ASD Tugs 2913. Rimorchiatori Riuniti operates more than 100 vessels across a range of maritime...
December 15th, 2015 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Svitzer takes delivery of two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in the UK

Svitzer takes delivery of two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in the UK
CPP and special render recovery winches ensure superb performance Svitzer, the leading global towage and salvage specialist, has taken delivery of two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in the UK. The initial contract was signed at the Tugnology 2015 event, which took place in London in May. The vessels were built...
December 4th, 2015 | News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen signs licence agreement with Great Lakes Shipyard to build two Damen Stan Tug 1907

Damen signs licence agreement with Great Lakes Shipyard to build two Damen Stan Tug 1907
STu 1907 – An artist’s impression First Damen tugs to be built under licence in the USA An agreement was signed this week at the New Orleans Workboat Show between Damen Shipyards Group and Great Lakes Shipyard, USA, for the latter to build two Stan Tugs 1907 ICE at its facility in Cleveland,...
December 3rd, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sharjah Ports Authority took delivery of ASD Tug 2411

Sharjah Ports Authority took delivery of ASD Tug 2411
From the handover ceremony Built in Sharjah – built for Sharjah  Delivery of Damen ASD 2411 to Sharjah Ports Authority   Sharjah Ports Authority, has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 2411, named Al Luolo’ Aya. His Excellency Sheikh Khaled bin Abdullah bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the...
November 24th, 2015 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Caterpillar Marine selected as “engine of choice” by Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyards

Caterpillar Marine selected as “engine of choice” by Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyards
Sanmar 1 Cat® dealer Borusan in Turkey signs ground-breaking Letter of Intent with leading tugboat builder Sanmar Hamburg, Germany – In a deal which confirms Caterpillar Marine’s position as the leading power solutions  provider in the tugboat sector, the company’s Cat dealer in Turkey,...
November 2nd, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

22-23 October – Towage strike at Greek ports and terminals

22-23 October – Towage strike at Greek ports and terminals
Port of Piraeus; no tugs in sight… Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a towage strike in Greece from 22-23 October which will affect vessel movements at all Greek ports and terminals. The action has been announced by the Crew Union of Towage Companies in Greece and will consist of...
October 21st, 2015 | Associations, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Strikes | Read More

Towmar Baltic UAB renews tug fleet with two ASD Tugs 2810

Towmar Baltic UAB renews tug fleet with two ASD Tugs 2810
Towage operator Towmar Baltic UAB recently renewed its fleet with two new Damen ASD Tugs 2810. The ship assistance and marine service company provides services to customers calling at the Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) and the Port of Liepaja (Latvia) in the Baltic Sea region. TAK 10 and TAK 11 will operate...
September 21st, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen delivers ASD Tug 2810 ICE to Klasco, Lithuania

Damen delivers ASD Tug 2810 ICE to Klasco, Lithuania
the Klasco-3, the ASD Tug 2810 ICE The Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD Tug 2810 ICE to Klasco Towage Assistance, an affiliate of Klaipeda Stevedoring Company (KLASCO). The largest tugboat service provider in the Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania), this is the company’s first purchase of a Damen...
August 27th, 2015 | News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Two ASD 2411 tugs delivered to URAG

Two ASD 2411 tugs delivered to URAG
Brake, Perfect and their sister Prompt Leading German towage services provider URAG has taken delivery of two ASD 2411 Tugs to add to its existing fleet. Named Brake and Perfect, the new vessels have joined their sister ship Prompt in the port of Hamburg under the URAG subsidiary Lutgens und Reimers...
March 27th, 2015 | News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Middle East’s first LNG fuelled harbour tug to feature full scope of Wärtsilä solutionS

Middle East’s first LNG fuelled harbour tug to feature full scope of Wärtsilä solutionS
The first LNG fuelled harbour tug in Middle East region will be designed by Wärtsilä and feature a full scope of Wärtsilä solutions. Wärtsilä Corporation,  18.11.2014 at 10:00 am EET – Drydocks World (DDW) based in Dubai, UAE, has contracted Wärtsilä to design and supply the propulsion...
November 18th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More