Tugs & Salvage – Page 19

  • Cory operates four Damen built and here with 'Regain' one Delta Shipyard built tugs (Peter Barker)
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    Thames tugs turn to biofuel

    2021-08-26T12:02:00Z

    Tug operator Cory Group has switched its Thames lighterage tugs to biofuel after trials resulted in a net CO2 emissions reduction of 90%.

  • 'Eitan' will be the third VectRA tractor tug operated by Port of Ashdod (Sanmar)
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    Third VectRA tractor joins Ashdod Port fleet

    2021-08-26T11:50:00Z

    Sanmar Shipyards has delivered a Robert Allan Ltd tractor tug to Italy’s Tripmare making the third similar design vessel to operate at Ashdod Port, Israel.

  • Uzmar Shipyard will build the OSD-IMT designed vessel for Smit Lamnalco (OSD-IMT)
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    Healthy order books for tug builders

    2021-08-26T11:42:00Z

    Shipyards are experiencing a busy period with the awarding of five contracts to report, three involving multiple vessels making a total of 15 newbuilds on their way.

  • Connected together Multratug 32 and 33 demonstrate the Carrousel towing system (Peter Barker)
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    Tug design – evolution or revolution?

    2021-08-11T17:22:00Z

    At a time when green, remotely controlled and autonomous tugs attract attention, let’s draw breath and reflect on how tug design itself has developed in recent decades.

  • Antwerp will convert an existing vessel from its fleet for th methanol-powered tug (Port of Antwerp)
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    Methanol tug conversion for Port of Antwerp

    2021-07-28T11:58:00Z

    Hot on the heels of acquiring three Tier III tugs, Port of Antwerp’s ‘greening the fleet’ programme will now see conversion of a tug to operate on methanol fuel.

  • Vallianz operates over 60 vessels in the offshore oil and gas markets(Vallianz)
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    Reducing the cost of electric tugs

    2021-07-28T11:53:00Z

    Vallianz Holdings and SeaTech Solutions have teamed up to develop an all-electric tug targeting a CAPEX increase of just 20% and lower life cycle costs.

  • 'eWolf' will be the first fully-electric US tug with autonomous technology (Crowley)
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    Crowley plans for the future

    2021-07-28T11:47:00Z

    Crowley Engineering Services is addressing future challenges head on with the design of the first fully-electric US tug with autonomous technology.

  • 'Jamaica III' is equipped for buoy-laying but also with a towing capability (Damen)
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    Damen delivers workboat to Jamaica

    2021-07-28T11:46:00Z

    Damen Shipyards has delivered the multipurpose workboat Jamaica III to Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJAM) primarily for buoy maintenance but also with towing capabilities.

  • 'Maersk Minder' will adopt Wartsila's Low Loss Hybrid battery system (Maersk)
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    Batteries for tugs large and not so large

    2021-07-28T11:41:00Z

    With battery power for tugs gaining interest, news arrives of Damen’s progress with 'Sparky' and Maersk’s ordering of a battery pack for one if its most powerful anchor-handlers.

  • 'Bamse' will carry out escort towing in narrow waterways (Sanmar)
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    Sanmar’s first Tier III tug heads to Norway

    2021-07-28T11:33:00Z

    Norway’s Buksér og Berging (BB) has received its sixth vessel from Sanmar, a powerful tractor tug and the first Tier III tug from the Turkish shipbuilder.

  • The order will be the second OST 30 tug from Piriou for Caraibes Remorquage (Piriou)
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    Guadeloupe tug order for Piriou

    2021-07-28T11:27:00Z

    French shipbuilder Piriou has notched up another order for its OST 30 ASD tug for operation in the French Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe.

  • 'RT Force' will be Tasmania's first Rotortug (TasPorts)
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    A new force for Tasmanian towage

    2021-07-28T11:23:00Z

    Tasmania’s TasPorts has enhanced its towage provision with the entry into service of the country’s first Rotortug RT Force.

  • Artist's representation of the new French ETVs' colour scheme (Les Abeille)
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    Changes for French ETV fleet

    2021-07-28T11:18:00Z

    The International Salvage Union is reporting that Les Abeilles has had its French emergency towing vessel (ETV) contract renewed including provision of powerful replacements for two existing ETVs.

  • Schottel's RudderPropeller's will power a Kenyan salvage tug (Schottel)
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    TOWLINES

    2021-07-28T11:09:00Z

    The size of modern azimuth thrusters is illustrated by Schottel’s published images of one of two such for Turkey’s Med Marine to power a Kenyan salvage tug.

  • Dutch Marine Contractors will manage 'HST Hazel' when delivered later this year (HST Marine - Damen)
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    TOWLINES

    2021-06-30T09:16:00Z

    Dutch Marine Contractors (DMC) has been selected by HST Marine to handle the commercial management of its newbuild Multi Cat due later this year.

  • The TundRA class tug is built to cope with and manage ice conditions (RAL)
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    Tug operations in ice

    2021-06-30T09:07:00Z

    With recent deliveries to Svitzer and Alfons Håkans, Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) reflects on the detail of its  TundRA class tug/icebreaker.

  • Activities for Tsavliris include responding to a collision between two loaded bulkers (Tsavliris)
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    Tsavliris Salvage in action

    2021-06-30T09:04:00Z

    Tsavliris Salvage has reported another active period responding to a collision leaving two vessels locked together and assisting disabled vessels.

  • RAL's ElectRA fleet marks a significant development in battery electric tugs (RAL)
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    Robert Allan introduces the ElectRA series

    2021-06-30T08:56:00Z

    News of the recent tug order for HaiSea Marine with Sanmar Shipyards also marks introduction of the ElectRA, Robert Allan Ltd’s (RAL) new range of battery electric tugs.

  • The position of each crewman during the operation is illustrated here (TM copyright)
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    Lessons learned from tug accident

    2021-06-30T08:48:00Z

    Transport Malta has identified lessons after a tug crew member was seriously injured in a fall from his vessel to the quay.

  • Japanese-built 'Strathdee' and 'Strathdon' have both had machinery overhauls by Royston (Caledonian Towage)
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    The Royston treatment for Caledonian tugs

    2021-06-30T08:44:00Z

    Two tugs from Cromarty Firth-based Caledonian Towage have received machinery overhauls from marine engineering specialist Royston Ltd.