New tug haven for Rotterdam

Boluda's facility at Scheurhaven is one of several serving Rotterdam's tug fleets (Peter Barker)

Port of Rotterdam has announced construction of a new tug haven as part of its ‘widening Yangtzekanaal’ programme.

Boluda Towage, Fairplay and Svitzer are among the providers of shiphandling tug services throughout the port of Rotterdam’s expansive estate. There are different towing requirements however between the upper reaches of the port, such as at Waalhaven, near the actual centre of the city, and the huge container, bulk and petroleum terminals at Maasvlakte (one and two) on the coast.

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