Busy times for towage and salvage companies

Seven Boluda tugs assisted 'Blackford Dolphin' in Las Palmas (Nicolas Arocha)

This month’s review looks at a selection of salvage and general towage tasks completed successfully by operators based in Spain, Japan and Greece.

Shipping’s global reach often requires salvage companies based in one country to respond to incidents on the other side of the world. Larger companies will have regional offices dotted around the world providing local knowledge and connections. Many also have agreements with local regional salvors, tug owners and maritime service providers, allowing a coordinated response.

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