Tugs & Salvage – Page 15

  • Donjon's 'Chesapeake 1000' assisted after a lift boat capsized off Louisiana (Donjon)

    Salvage work keeps Donjon Marine busy


    New Jersey US-based salvor Donjon Marine and Donjon-Smit and its alliance with Dutch company Smit Salvage have updated details of what was a busy 2021.

  • The Scottish aquaculture industry is providing significant opportunities for Damen (Damen)

    Diverse activities reported by Damen


    Damen Shipyards Group is keeping up its busy workload including deliveries and orders for its workboat and tug range and a machinery upgrade.

  • Scottel's Sydrive system allows both thrusters to be operated by one engine (Schottel)

    Schottel agrees contract extension with Sanmar


    Propulsion manufacturer Schottel has signed a second framework agreement with Sanmar to be the exclusive supplier of thrusters for the Turkish shipbuilder’s Sirapinar class tug.

  • The HR Wallingford simulator showing tugs used in the training (HR Wallingford)

    UK tug simulators train in Australia


    Oxford UK-based HR Wallingford’s tug simulators are being used by Dutch towage contractor Kotug to run its Mates-to-Masters training programme in Australia.

  • Wreck removal is an important source of income for the salvage industry (Peter Barker)

    ISU publishes 2021 pollution prevention survey


    The International Salvage Union’s Annual Pollution Prevention Survey indicates varying results for 2021 with an “eye-catching” rise in services to vessels carrying containers.

  • Atlantic Marine's Multi Cat 2309 will focus on the offshore renewables sector (Damen)

    Tug delivery and order round-up (May 2022)


    This month’s look at the health of the tug building market examines deliveries and orders covering nine vessels from two of Europe’s most prolific shipyards, which feature regularly in this column.

  • Fairplay - Towlines

    Round-up: Your latest towing news


    Fairplay Towage has sold one of its powerful anchor-handling tugs to new owners in Cyprus.

  • Smit Salvage

    Early 2022 a busy period for Smit Salvage


    Smit Salvage has been called to assist in a nunber of salvage operations this year.

  • MariHub data can be analysed on board the tug as well as being sent ashore (Schottel)

    Exploring Schottel’s digital products


    A closer look at propulsion Schottel’s digital transition. 

  • Sanmar's latest deliveries include four RAstar 3200SX tugs for a Pakistan owner (Sanmar)

    Sanmar surpasses 300 vessel completions


    Turkish shipyard Sanmar has a record number of vessels gaining certificates this January.

  • Boluda's 'Bremen Fighter' is ready to provide protection for Germany's coastline (Boluda)

    Salvage Round-up April 2022


    With the often extended nature of operations, news of salvage activities often takes time to filter through and five of the world’s major contractors have provided updates of their work.

  • Kotug's latest E-Pusher reference will transport cocoa beans in Amsterdam (Kotug)

    ​Kotug moves cocoa beans emissions free


    Kotug has gained a notable contract moving cocoa beans on the Netherlands inland waterways using its zero-emission E-Pusher tug and barge combination.

  • Boluda's 'Bremen Fighter' is ready to provide protection for Germany's coastline (Boluda)

    German Coast Guard tug enters full service


    Boluda Towage’s tug Bremen Fighter has completed all its administrative procedures including repainting in German Coast Guard colours, and is now in service in the Baltic Sea.

  • Tidewater returns to Damen with an order for two Stan Tugs 2309s (Damen)

    Damen notches up the orders


    Damen Shipyards is reinforcing its reputation as a major global supplier of tugs and workboats with the reporting of orders for three vessels in recent weeks.

  • The keel for Salvamento Maritimo's new deepsea tug was laid at Zamakona Yards (Zamakona)

    TOWLINES April 2022


    Spanish sea rescue agency Salvamento Marítimo has celebrated the keel-laying of its new deep sea rescue tug at Zamakona Yards in Spain. The keel for Salvamento Maritimo’s new deepsea tug was laid at Zamakona Yards (Zamakona) It’s seldom that a 200tbp tug appears on the list of ...

  • The Boskalis fleet includes around 20 oceangoing and anchor-handling tugs (Peter Barker)

    Boskalis considers HAL Holding takeover bid


    Maritime services firm Boskalis is considering a 95% takeover bid.

  • Sanmar Shipyards & SAFEEN Group Signing

    Sanmar to supply RAmparts tug to AD Ports


    AD Ports Group marine arm SAFEEN has bought a RAmparts 2200 harbour tug to bolster its towage service capabilities. The vessel is being built by Sanmar Shipyards.

  • SAAM is celebrating a double achievement with its operational standards (SAAM)

    Ambitious standards goals for SAAM


    SAAM Towage has reported progress for its environmental and quality ambitions with renewal of ISO certification and achievement of carbon neutrality with its Colombia operation.

  • Tugs from Multraship and Boskalis assist 'Julietta D' (Flying Focus)

    Boskalis tugs kept busy in the North Sea


    Seasonal bad weather in Europe has seen two Boskalis tugs provide emergency assistance to a drifting bulk carrier and a grounded container ship, all within one week.

  • Svitzer's Suez Canal tug fleet will soon number six vessels (Svitzer)

    More tugs announced for Svitzer’s Suez fleet


    Svitzer has announced an extension to its towage contract with the Suez Canal Authority including two additional tugs bringing the Danish tug owners fleet operating in the canal to six.