Tugs & Salvage – Page 16

  • 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.

  • 'Bruiser' was delivered safely to Iceland by Redwise (Redwise)

    Redwise completes notable tug delivery


    Netherlands-based ship delivery company Redwise has described the memorable delivery task of a 19m tug from the west coast of Scotland to Iceland.

  • Zeetug has reported on performance of its all-electric tug 'Gisas Power' (Zeetug)

    Zeetug progress report and expansion plans


    Zeetug has released an operational status report on Gisaş Power, the world’s first zero-emission all-electric tug along with opening of the ‘Zeetug Factory’ and keel-laying ceremony for a new vessel.

  • Carmet's new workboat is being built in the Netherlands (Carmet)

    Towlines (March 2022)


    UK tug owner Carmet Tug Company has ordered a new workboat, its first new multi-role vessel for ten years. Carmet’s new workboat is being built in the Netherlands (Carmet) The vessel will be a 20m long EasyWorker class workboat built by Dutch shipyard Groeneveldt Marine Construction. Volvo ...

  • PSA Marine's latest pair of RAmparts tugs have Niigata main engines (PSA Marine)

    Tug Delivery and order round-up (March 2022)


    This month’s activity brings news of six Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) designed arrivals to the global tug fleet including first order and deliveries of 2022 for a prolific European shipyard.

  • The Salvage of the 'Ever Given' (Boskalis)

    TOWLINES (February 2022)


    Boskalis has published a book describing the efforts of subsidiary Smit Salvage with refloating the container ship Ever Given in the Suez Canal.

  • 'Abeille Liberte' was on hand to avert a potential pollution disaster off the French coast

    Salvage round-up (February 2022)


    A sunken fishing vessel in Norway, disabled tanker in the Western Approaches and an oil spill in Chile, incidents requiring the attention of the professional salvage industry.

  • 'Resolve Hercules' assisted in a wreck removal operation off Sardinia (Gibdan-Ships Nostalgia)

    Historic fuel removal task for Resolve


    US-based salvor Resolve Marine has recovered fuel oil from a tanker sunk by a German submarine nearly 80 years ago, 70 miles off Florida.

  • Svitzer's TRAnsverse tug will have an omni-directional hull and inline thrusters (Svitzer)

    Introducing the TRAnsverse Tug


    Svitzer and Robert Allan Ltd have presented a new tug design to be built by Sanmar Shipyards that will be the model for Svitzer’s carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug.

  • Schottel has reported it will supply the propulsion systems for what will be US’s first all-electric shiphandling tug

    Schottel to power all-electric tug eWolf


    As Master Boat Builders begins construction of eWolf Schottel has reported it will supply the propulsion systems for what will be US’s first all-electric shiphandling tug.

  • Damen's ASD 2312 simulator (Damen)

    Damen introduces ASD 2312 tug simulator


    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has teamed up with Force Technology to develop a simulator for one of its popular tug designs at simulator centres and in the Cloud environment.

  • Caledonian's fleet includes three Japan-built ASD tugs

    Boluda acquires Caledonian Towage Ltd


    Boluda Towage and GEG (Holdings) Ltd have agreed a deal where the former will acquire Caledonian’s towage activities and its employees based at Invergordon, Scotland.

  • Two RAstar 3200 tugs have been delivered by Uzmar for operation in Columbia (Photo- Uzmar)

    Tug delivery and order round-up (February 2022)


    A quiet news period allows room for a more detailed look at two tug deliveries and one order of interest reported in recent weeks, both with European involvement.

  • 'Piltun' is fourth in a series of similar vessels (Nevskiy Shipyard)

    TOWLINES (January 2022)


    Russia’s Nevsky Shipyard has started sea trials with its latest arctic rescue tug Piltun.