Tugs & Salvage – Page 18

  • First of the pair for Turkey ‘Kurtarma 15’ (Sanmar)
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    Turkey receives its latest escort tug

    2021-10-27T14:02:00Z

    The Turkish Directorate General of Coastal Safety has taken delivery of the second of its latest emergency response, escort and assistance tugs from Sanmar Shipyards.

  • Starnav's latest quartet will feature Schottel thrusters (Schottel)
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    Schottel thrusters for Starnav quartet

    2021-10-27T13:57:00Z

    Brazilian towage group Starnav has selected Schottel RudderPropellers for a quartet of escort tugs to be built in Brazil.

  • LOF contracts protect both parties for instance during towing operations (Tsavliris)
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    Lloyds commits to support LOF contracts

    2021-10-27T13:48:00Z

    Lloyds has expressed its commitment to Lloyd’s Salvage Arbitration Branch (LSAB) and to oversee Lloyd’s Open Form contracts (LOF) after earlier suggesting LSAB services could be stopped.

  • Boluda tugs assisted 'Ever Ace' to its berth in Rotterdam (Kniesti-FleetMon)
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    TOWLINES

    2021-10-26T12:24:00Z

    Boluda Towage has provided berthing services to the world’s largest container ship making the first call in Europe on its maiden voyage.

  • Boluda has selected Rotortugs to compliment its Zeebrugge fleet (Boluda)
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    Delivery and order round-up

    2021-09-28T12:45:00Z

    With another busy month of deliveries and orders, we look at news involving 13 vessels, all with predominantly European involvement.

  • Corvus Energy will supply the energy storage system for 'eWolf' (Corvus)
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    Contracts signed for Crowley’s eWolf tug

    2021-09-28T12:44:00Z

    Details have been announced of propulsion and deck machinery packages for Crowley’s eWolf destined to be the US’s first battery-powered harbour tug./p>

  • 'SD Honour' is a recent product of Vallianz subsidiary PT United Sindo Perkasa (Kotug)
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    Order success for Vallianz

    2021-09-28T12:40:00Z

    Following last month’s news of development of an all-electric tug Vallianz is making more waves in the region’s ship building sector following a tug order for Taiwan principles.

  • Kotug Australia has taken over operations at Port Hedland (Kotug)
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    Kotug takes over towage at Port Hedland

    2021-09-28T12:32:00Z

    Kotug Australia Pty Ltd and Westug Pty Ltd have agreed to ‘re-shape’ towage services for Pilbara Marine in Port Hedland, Western Australia.

  • 'Med Antares' is one of two similar tugs operating for MSC in Portugal (Sanmar)
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    MedTug – expanding tug fleet for MSC

    2021-09-27T13:11:00Z

    The arrival of a second Sanmar-built tug to MedTug SA for operation at Sines, Portugal has highlighted the choices for shipowners when selecting a tug operator.

  • Three Uzmar-built tugs will be powered by Steerprop thrusters (Steerprop)
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    Steerprop bags three vessel order with Uzmar

    2021-09-27T13:00:00Z

    Finnish propulsion manufacturer Steerprop has won a significant order to supply six of its azimuth propulsion units to a trio of tugs under construction at Turkey’s Uzmar Shipyards.

  • Hidrovias's pusher tugs operate in challenging shallow water locations (Wartsila)
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    Wärtsilä supporting pusher tugs in Brazil

    2021-09-27T12:57:00Z

    Technology group Wärtsilä has agreed a contract to support two Brazilian river tugs and follows a similar contract with the operator signed in 2017 covering eight vessels in Paraguay.

  • The patrol vessel was towed to Japan by 'Shinryu Maru' (ISU)
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    Fukada Salvage tugs in action

    2021-09-27T12:54:00Z

    Japanese salvor Fukada Salvage & Marine Works has assisted a disabled container ship and delivered a patrol vessel to a shipyard for large-scale repairs.

  • Carmet's new tug was previously owned by Forth Ports (Carmet)
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    TOWLINES

    2021-09-27T12:47:00Z

    Wirral UK-based Carmet Tug Company has a significant addition to its fleet in the Voith Schneider-propelled 'CT Oxton' previously owned by Forth Ports as the 'Oxcar'.

  • 'Crimson Polaris' broke in two after grounding off Japan (CNN)
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    TOWLINES

    2021-08-27T10:32:00Z

    As work to dismantle the wrecked bulk carrier 'Wakashio' off Mauritius is delayed by bad weather news arrives of a similar accident befalling a woodchip carrier off Japan.

  • 'Eemslift Hendrika' was towed to a safe haven after developing a severe list off Norway (Stig Jacobsen - Kystverket)
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    Busy times for Smit Salvage

    2021-08-27T10:27:00Z

    Rotterdam-based Smit Salvage has had a busy period with some activities that grab mainstream media headlines and others attracting little attention.

  • Resolve recovered oil from the 'Schiedyk' 52 years after its sinking (Times Colonist)
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    Historic oil removal work for Resolve Marine

    2021-08-27T10:23:00Z

    Resolve Marine has been involved in a diverse range of salvage activities including removal of heavy fuel oil from a ship that sunk over 50 years ago.

  • ISU describes the decline in wreck removal income as 'significant' (Ryan Dickinson - USCG)
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    ISU presents its 2020 salvage statistics

    2021-08-27T10:18:00Z

    International Salvage Union (ISU) annual statistics report weaker industry revenues and a dramatic fall in wreck removals, its president expressing concern at the industry’s long-term viability as it is today.

  • Uzmar Shipyard has delivered the multipurpose 'Koc Al Zour' to Kuwait Oil Company (RAL)
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    Uzmar builds record-breaking oil spill vessel

    2021-08-27T10:14:00Z

    Uzmar Shipyards has delivered a multipurpose oil spill recovery and support vessel becoming the largest Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) designed vessel ever built in Turkey.

  • RAL-designed 'Apollo' will operate in San Francisco Bay for Crowley (Diversified Marine Inc)
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    Double deliveries for Crowley

    2021-08-27T10:09:00Z

    US privately-owned Crowley Maritime Corporation has expanded its towage fleet with the addition of a biofuel-powered escort tug and an articulated tug/barge (ATB) unit.

  • Kotug's Australian partnership will include simulator training for tug masters, pilots and ship crews (Kotug)
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    More training partnership success for Kotug

    2021-08-27T10:01:00Z

    Kotug Training & Consultancy and AMC Search are to develop a strategic partnership to train tug masters, ship crews and pilots in Australia.