Svitzer wins prize for its Thames tugs

Svitzer's Dave Watson (left) and Cliff Chow (right) with Grace Staines from PLA's environmental team (PLA)

Towage operator Svitzer has scooped an environmental award for its green Thames tugs under a Port of London Authority green scheme.

Svitzer had already notched up a success with the scheme, and following the adoption of marine biofuel and use of shore power for six vessels based at the authority’s operations site at Denton near Gravesend, has progressed from silver to gold status.

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