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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

Wärtsilä seals first order for HY Hybrid system tug
Technology group Wärtsilä has secured the first order for a tug featuring its recently introduced HY hybrid power module from Italian tug owner Rimorchiatori Riuniti. 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Kotug Smit and Mitsui O.S.K Lines seal a smart deal
Consolidation in the towage industry features regularly of late and the recent merger of some of the operations of Smit and Kotug has been followed with an agreement with a major shipping line. 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Boluda introduces its silent tugs to Bureau Veritas
Boluda Corporación Maritima has presented a state-of-the-art silent tug to the technical committee of classification society Bureau Veritas (BV). 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Notable orders for Svitzer and Kotug Smit.
A flurry of orders and deliveries have been reported lately, to be gathered up for the ‘delivery round-up’ next month but important orders for two of the world’s leading towing providers are worthy of mention here. 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
TOWLINES
County Cork, Ireland-based Atlantic Towage & Marine Ltd has taken delivery of a powerful ASD previously owned by Norwegian towage service provider Østensjø Rederi. 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Tugs & Towing, the last and next 30 years
Evolution or revolution? A fair question reviewing the past and looking to the future as Tugs & Towing considers the towage industry in ‘MJ’s’ 30th year. 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Reflecting on 30 years of the salvage industry
Thirty years is but a blip in the history of marine salvage but an industry worth reflecting on as ‘MJ’ celebrates its 30th anniversary. 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
TOWLINES
Mr Leendert Muller has been appointed chairman of the European Tugowners’ Association (ETA) for a two-year period at the organisation’s annual general meeting in Trieste. 05 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
German towage giants agree to merge
Two of Europe’s leading towage companies, Bugsier and Fairplay are joining forces in the latest example of consolidation within an increasingly competitive towage industry. 05 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Boskalis announces 2016 towage and salvage results
Dutch marine service provider Boskalis has reported lower results in its Towage & Salvage division compared to 2015 partly as a result of the effects of towage deconsolidation and also a good but quiet year for salvage. 05 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Kotug assists in record-breaking lift
Kotug International BV has provided details of its part in the record-breaking lift of a decommissioned oil platform topside in the North Sea. 05 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Tug delivery round-up
This month’s delivery round-up reports on no fewer than 13 tug deliveries from three European shipyards for owners around the world. 05 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
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