Posts Tagged ‘Tugs’

Caterpillar Selected by Transnet National Ports Authority to Power Harbor Tugs

Caterpillar Selected by Transnet National Ports Authority to Power Harbor Tugs
MaK™ M 25 C Propulsion Engines to be Installed on Eight Tugs Hamburg, Germany – Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce MaK™ 8 M 25 C propulsion engines have been selected by Transnet National Ports Authority to power eight identical 70 ton bollard-pull tugs on order at a South African shipyard....
September 10th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas launches industry-backed tug guidelines

Bureau Veritas launches industry-backed tug guidelines
Tug designs are checked against new BV guidelines Gijsbert de Jong, business development manager for offshore service vessels and tugs at Bureau Veritas says, “Active involvement with industry stakeholders was vital to building these rules. They are pragmatic and they are developed around the latest...
June 19th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Second Damen oil and gas support Stan Tug 2208 for Smit Lamnalco

Second Damen oil and gas support Stan Tug 2208 for Smit Lamnalco
The second Stan Tug 2208 for Smit Lamnalco. Smit Lamnalco has taken delivery of, and will soon deploy, the ‘SL Kiwi’. It’s their second tug of the Damen STu 2208 type. The 39.4 tonne bollard pull tug will join the sister ship ‘SL Kittiwake’, delivered late 2012, to support Single Point Mooring...
February 12th, 2014 | Energy, News, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti orders Damen ASD Tug 2411

Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti orders Damen ASD Tug 2411
An artist’s impression of the ASD Tug 2411 Leading Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has ordered a powerful Damen ASD Tug 2411. Reflecting the industry’s move to larger vessels, the new Damen tug, which has a 70-tonne bollard pull will replace a smaller 1990-built, 40-tonne unit. The...
February 10th, 2014 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

SMSLLC to assist ATRCO on TSMR

SMSLLC to assist ATRCO on TSMR
Noboru Ueda and Bill Mahoney SMSLLC to help leading tug and barge operator to prepare for new Towing Safety Management Regulation. Washington D.C. – Safety Management Systems LLC announced on April 18, 2013 that it has won a contract from American River Transportation Company (ARTCO) to assist the...
April 22nd, 2013 | Inland Waterways, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More