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Tugs & Towing

The vessel will be used in the canals of Amsterdam for cleaning and for removing debris

The vessel will be used in the canals of Amsterdam for cleaning and for removing debris

Tugnology ’17 berths in Rotterdam
‘Man walked on the moon many years before they put wheels on suitcases’, the words of Mike Allen, conference chairman launching Tugnology ’17, and putting into context the subject of progress with technology. 09 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Capsized barge situation ‘Resolved’
Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Resolve Marine Group has completed an operation to recover a capsized split-hopper barge in Singapore waters. 05 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Tsavliris rescue tow details
Tsavliris Salvage has published details of recent rescue tows illustrating the degree of background preparation and activity of what could perhaps be considered just another tow job. 05 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Sewol finally brought ashore
The tragedy of the sinking of the South Korean ferry ‘Sewol’ has moved a step closer to conclusion following raising of the wreck and transporting back to shore. 05 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Double salvage success for Ardent
Ardent Salvage has reported the successful conclusion of two salvage operations involving refloating stranded general cargo ships just 7km apart in Sweden. 05 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
TOWLINES
Netherlands-based Iskes Towage & Salvage has announced expansion of its port towage services in Germany and Portugal. 05 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Vittoria challenges the tug building market
Italian shipyard Cantiere Navale Vittoria is entering the international tug market with the announcement of orders for two ASD tugs for owners in Russia and Algeria. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Natural gas fleet concept receives approval in principle
A consortium of Wärtsilä and COSCO Heavy Industry Co (CHI) have announced the joint development of a natural gas operating fleet concept which includes a dual-fuel tug as part of the operation. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Dreyfus embarks on major pusher tug and barge project
The Netherland-based agricultural merchant and processor Louis Dreyfus Company has embarked on a major tug and barge building programme involving seven pusher tugs and 64 jumbo hopper barges. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Sanmar’s little sister snapped up
The April edition of Tugs & Towing reported in detail of Sanmar’s new tug dubbed the ‘little sister’ to the ‘Bogacay’ series. It has now been revealed that Rimorchiatori Napoletani will receive the first two examples. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Damen tugs for UK ports
Port authority owners in Northern Ireland and the Bristol Channel area of south west England have taken delivery of two modified Damen tugs. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
First two of six head for Port Hedland
BHP Billiton’s towage operation at Port Hedland, Western Australia has taken delivery of Iron Kestrel and Iron Corella, the first two of a six vessel RAstar class escort tug order. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Two-tug Damen order bound for the Panama Canal
Panama-based Meyer’s Group has placed an order with Damen Shipyards for two ASD 2913 tugs for operation at the newly expanded Panama Canal. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Rotortug infield support vessel details revealed
Robert Allan Ltd has provided details of an order for joint venture company KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd which will see another multipurpose adaptation for the increasingly popular Rotortug. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Scottish ETV debate rumbles on
The debate about the composition of Emergency Towing Vessels (ETV) around the Scottish coast is continuing with the report of a local MP calling for a record to be kept of all ‘near misses’ in the Minch. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Tug/DSV for Peruvian Navy
Tugs & Towing generally concentrates on European news but occasionally items of interest from further afield catch the eye, as with the delivery of a multifunctional vessel for the salvage division of the Peruvian Navy. 21 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Short delivery time for Dutch Shoalbuster
The Damen Shoalbuster 2709 ‘Isa’ has recently been delivered to Wijk bij Duurstede-based V.O.S. Sleepboot ISA replacing another tug of the same name. 21 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Damen and Sydney City Marine join forces
Damen and Sydney City Marine have marked the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the first maintenance docking of a Damen-built vessel. 12 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
More long-distance tug deliveries for Redwise
Dutch global ship delivery and crewing services provider Redwise has completed the delivery of five tugs to new owners in the Americas. 12 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Besiktas delivers workboats for Canadian bridge project
Besiktas Shipyard is based in Yalova, Turkey, is one of several small Turkish yards making an impact in the world of tug construction and who recently delivered two customised tug/workboats to Canadian principles. 12 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal