Tugs & Salvage – Page 14

  • Carmet's latest addition 'CT Upton' was orginally operating in Hong Kong (Carmet)
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    TOWLINES

    2022-08-01T08:51:00Z

    Latest news from Carmet Tug, MAN Engines, Harland & Wolff and Sanmar Shipyards.

  • 'Elektra' will push a cargo barge including carrying turbines from Berlin to Hamburg (Behala)
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    Emissions-free pusher tug named

    2022-07-29T13:53:00Z

    Following two years of construction the emissions-free hydrogen-powered pusher tug Elektra has been named and delivered in Germany.

  • Swedish armed forces have ordered up to six Stan Tugs 1706 ICE from Damen (Damen)
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    Delivery and order round-up (August 2022)

    2022-07-29T10:11:00Z

    Sweden orders four Stan Tug 1606s with modifications for its armed forces, and Damen receives an order for multi-vessel harbour tugs.

  • Kotug's training of tug masters will include simulator sessions (Kotug)
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    Kotug expands Middle East tug crew training

    2022-07-28T09:32:00Z

    Netherlands-based Kotug Training & Consultancy has teamed up with two Middle East learning institutions to enhance seafarer training including for tug masters.

  • 'Ever Forward' was refloated after a prolonged operation in the US (USCG)
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    Smit Salvage reports busy schedule

    2022-07-28T09:12:00Z

    Rotterdam-based Smit Salvage, along with its US alliance partner Donjon-Smit Salvage, has reported ongoing operations including responding to the grounding of two large container ships in Germany and the US.

  • Wreck removal of 'Golden Ray' took two years and cost  over USD800 million (USCG)
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    Shipping losses: the good and the bad

    2022-07-27T09:39:00Z

    A new report has revealed the truth about shipping incidents recently – and while it’s not all bad, there are concerns and different challenges.

  • Multraship Commander (formerly ALP ACE) will be stationed at the Borssele windfarm
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    Emergency tugs for the North Sea

    2022-07-11T13:08:00Z

    Two Multraship ERTVs are going into operation monitoring ship safety in the North Sea

  • Schottel's acquisition of elkon creates a complete systems supplier for green propulsion (Schottel)
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    Schottel enhances propulsion expertise

    2022-07-04T09:15:00Z

    Schottel has increased its direct involvement in its products, including azimuth thrusters, with the purchase of a majority stake in Turkey-based electric systems integration expert elkon.

  • Two tunnel sections were floated out of drydock in Rotterdam by Boluda (Boluda)
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    TOWLINES (July 2022)

    2022-07-04T09:10:00Z

    Two Boluda Towage Rotterdam tugs have now towed the two sections of the new Blankenburg Tunnel from Damen Verolme’s drydock to the nearby quay.

  • 'Svitzer Meridian' is one of Svitzer's Thames and Medway fleet (Svitzer)1
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    ​Expanding Svitzer’s EcoTow towage solution

    2022-07-01T08:15:00Z

    Svitzer’s carbon neutral EcoTow service is set to expand following the Danish tug operator’s partnership with shipping support service provider PortsDirect.

  • AMSOL's tug 'SA Amandla' has been busy assisting disabled vessels (Amsol)
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    Salvage Round-up (July 2022)

    2022-06-30T16:34:00Z

    Four of the world’s major salvage companies have reported significant activities including where potential major pollution was avoided by preventing casualties drifting shorewards.

  • 'Cyathea' is particularly well fitted out with towing winches forward and aft (Bogazici)
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    Tug order and delivery news (July 2022)

    2022-06-30T09:14:00Z

    This month’s round-up examines four new arrivals, a forthcoming new range of methanol tugs from Turkey’s Uzmar Shipyard and a new role for Damen tugs in Port of Vancouver.

  • The ETA conference addressed the issue of tug operation data collection (Peter Barker)
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    Tugowners hold conference on data

    2022-06-30T09:02:00Z

    At a recent conference European Tugowners Association members addressed the issue of collection of data to reduce industry emissions.

  • Boluda Towage takes part in security exercise off the Netherlands coast (Boluda)
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    Boluda assists Dutch security exercise

    2022-06-30T08:41:00Z

    Boluda Towage Europe’s Rotterdam-based tug VB Hudson has taken a lead role in an annual drill intended to test the skills of security services in terrorist incidents.

  • 'Abeille Méditerranée' was converted by German Naval Yards (German Naval Yards)
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    France’s two new supertugs start work

    2022-06-29T12:03:00Z

    Following conversion work at German Navy Yards in Kiel, the tugs Abeille Méditerranée and Abeille Normandie have entered service to protect France’s coastline.

  • Svitzer will deploy five 80tbp tugs at Woodside LNG (Svitzer)
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    TOWLINES (June 2022)

    2022-05-24T15:41:00Z

    Svitzer has entered a 10-year contractual agreement to provide terminal towage and pilot transfer services at Woodside LNG export terminals in Port of Dampier, Australia. Svitzer will deploy five 80tbp tugs at Woodside LNG (Svitzer) The contract is with Woodside Energy Ltd and includes Svitzer providing five ...

  • Delegates spoke of the value of the Lloyd's Open Form contract (Lloyd's Salvage Arbitration Branch)
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    First ISU meeting for 3 years held in London

    2022-05-19T17:46:00Z

    The International Salvage Union (ISU) has held its first Associate Members’ Day conference since 2019 in London.

  • Smit Lamnalco's trio include provision for rescuing 20 survivors (RAL)
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    Powerful Uzmar trio for Smit Lamnalco

    2022-05-19T17:17:00Z

    Three powerful Uzmar  terminal support tugs have been delivered to Smit Lamnalco.

  • 'Spartan' is equipped with an extensive hybrid propulsion package by Berg (Berg)
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    US success for Sweden’s Berg Propulsion

    2022-05-18T10:57:00Z

    The first of two 90tbp tugs featuring Berg Propulsion’s fully integrated hybrid electric system has entered service with US-based Seabulk Towing Inc.

  • 'Mataquito II' is SAAM Towage's fifth Sanmar-built tug (Sanmar)
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    ​Sanmar delivers to Turkey and Chile

    2022-05-18T08:56:00Z

    They may both be from the same design houses but two recent Sanmar tug deliveries are very different in their configuration, demonstrating the Turkish shipbuilder’s flexibility combined with series production.