Tugs & Salvage – Page 20

  • Schottel's Sydrive system will be included in Sembcorp's LNG hybrid-fuelled tug (Schottel)
    News

    Schottel thrusters for LNG hybrid tug

    2021-06-29T14:35:00Z

    Schottel’s Sydrive-E hybrid drive system has been specified for the world’s first LNG hybrid-fuelled harbour tug for Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine.

  • Kotug's electrically powered pusher tugs offer three modular size options (Kotug)
    News

    Kotug heads inland

    2021-06-29T14:31:00Z

    Kotug International has established Kotug CityBarge BV an inland shipping division involving electrically powered pusher tugs along with its OptiPort automated dispatching system.

  • Fratelli Neri has named its trio of Damen RSD 2513 tugs (Damen)
    News

    Delivery and order round-up

    2021-06-29T14:24:00Z

    This month sees a mix of mainly European tug deliveries and orders plus interesting news about five mini-tractors for the US Navy.

  • The boat left Conway on January 17 and was not located until April 13
    News

    Sunken fishing boat salvaged off Welsh coast

    2021-06-09T11:50:00Z

    The wreck of the fishing vessel ‘Nicola Faith’ (BS58), which sank off Colwyn Bay, north Wales in January, with the loss of all three crew members, has been salvaged, reports Graeme Ewens.

  • Leask Marine's Multi Cat 'C-Force' was delivered just six weeks after ordering (Damen)
    News

    Tug delivery and order round-up

    2021-06-01T14:37:00Z

    Shipyards are continuing to experience busy times with nine tug deliveries to report along with vessel order news held over from last month.

  • Specialist service such as LNG terminals often need specialist tugs (Svitzer)
    News

    Choosing the right tug for the job

    2021-06-01T13:32:00Z

    With a fleet of 440 vessels, Svitzer faces complex considerations when selecting a new tug, their primary focus being to always have the right tug for the job.

  • Software integrates vessel  information from various sources including AIS (Helm - ShipTracks)
    News

    Automating tug dispatch operations

    2021-06-01T13:20:00Z

    US and Canadian technology companies have joined together to launch a set of integrated features designed to ensure towage operators ‘never miss another job’ in their port.

  • Alfons Hakans tug 'Selene' was delivered as 'Sanmar Tundra' (Sanmar)
    News

    Thruster service programme for Håkans tugs

    2021-05-28T14:46:00Z

    Kongsberg Maritime has agreed a contract with Finnish tug owner Alfons Håkans providing its Extended Thruster Coverage (ETC) support to two new ice-breaking tugs.

  • Multraship Salvage raised the trawler from a depth of 44m (Remco van Meerveld - ISU)
    News

    Salvage round-up

    2021-05-28T14:36:00Z

    Salvage teams never quite know what awaits them when they arrive at an incident and the first example in this selection demonstrates how they must be prepared for literally anything.

  • Lloyd's Open Form is regarded as the 'contract of choice' for emergency response (Lloyd's Salvage Arbitration Branch)
    News

    ISU expresses concerns over future of LOF

    2021-05-28T14:27:00Z

    The International Salvage Union (ISU) has responded to the possible closure of Lloyd’s Salvage Arbitration Branch and risking the future of the globally recognised Lloyd’s Open Form (LOF) salvage agreement.

  • Rob Wallis has retired as legal adviser to the International Salvage Union (ISU)
    News

    TOWLINES

    2021-05-28T14:17:00Z

    International Salvage Union legal adviser Rob Wallis has retired from the role he has held for the past eleven years.

  • Atria Logistics pushboat fleet will all receive Thorndon tailshaft upgrades (Thorndon)
    News

    Upgrades for Paraná River pushboat fleet

    2021-04-30T10:17:00Z

    South America’s Atria Logistics is making progress with the retrofit of its pushboat fleet with Thorndon’s water lubricated tailshaft and rudder bearings.

  • Great Lakes Shipyard is building ten ice-class Damen design tugs (Damen)
    News

    Delivery and order round-up

    2021-03-30T10:56:00Z

    This month’s review covers tug deliveries and orders from European shipyards and a series of newbuildings from an Ohio USA-based yard with European connections.

  • The tug will be remotely controlled from ashore  (Kongsberg)
    News

    Remote tugs a step closer

    2021-03-30T10:39:00Z

    Svitzer, Kongsberg Maritime and classification society ABS have signed an agreement to jointly develop RECOTUG, the ‘world’s first fully operational and remotely-controlled tug’.

  • The Lankoloop towline connection eliminates the need for other hardware (Lankhorst Ropes)
    News

    Making the towing connection quick and easy

    2021-03-30T10:24:00Z

    Maritime and offshore synthetic fibre and steel wire rope manufacturer Lankhorst Ropes has introduced Lankoloop, described as the world’s quickest and easiest towing and mooring connection.

  • Intertug's assets will be integrated into SAAM's own tug fleet of over 150 vessels (SAAM Towage)
    News

    SAAM completes acquisition of Intertug

    2021-03-30T10:21:00Z

    SAAM Towage has completed its acquisition of 70% of fellow South American tug operator Intertug in a deal valued at US$49.7M.

  • Wrecks often present a navigational hazard requiring their removal (Peter Barker)
    News

    ISU working to revise wreck removal contracts

    2021-03-30T10:19:00Z

    A high-powered group representing International Salvage Union (ISU) members are working with other parties to revise wreck removal contracts.

  • The Italian-owned 'Ievoli Black' serves as the UK's Emergency Towing Vessel (Marnavi)
    News

    Busy winter for Scottish tugs

    2021-03-30T10:02:00Z

    As the UK gradually emerges from winter we look back at activities that have kept the country’s northern towage fleet busy.

  • Alfons Hakans portfolio is expanded through the joint venture agreement (Alfons Hakans)
    News

    TOWLINES

    2021-03-30T09:54:00Z

    Finnish towage operator Alfons Håkans has formed a joint venture agreement with marine construction company Merikuriiri – Sea Courier Oy Ltd.

  • The EuroTractorTug 2410 for Verbeke Shipping will have Voith propulsion units (Neptune Marine)
    News

    Delivery and order round-up

    2021-03-02T11:27:00Z

    Amid a backlog of deliveries and orders building up we focus this month on two significant new tug arrivals and orders involving European shipyards.