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  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. Eustatius, the Caribbean starting 4th February 2016. Among the marine services that Svitzer will be providing are berthing and un-berthing of tankers for the terminal, as well as bunkering. Under the deal, Svitzer will take over the operation […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) has awarded Svitzer a fifteen-year contract to provide marine support services at Bangladesh’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, to be located offshore Moheshkhali Island in the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal will enable Petrobangla, the state owned energy company, to increase natural gas supply in […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Global towage operator Svitzer has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for four ATD 2412 tugs as part of Svitzer’s ongoing fleet renewal programme. All four tugs are being built at Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam. Damen is handing over the first two vessels just one month after contract signing as it […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    China’s Qingdao Port International has entered a towage services agreement with Maersk’s towage and salvage arm Svitzer Asia. The new joint venture, Qingdao Port Svitzer Towage Ltd, established on November 3, will operate and manage towage services in the port. “Establishing Qingdao Port Svitzer Towage Ltd is part of Svitzer’s ambition to grow in Asia, and will […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Svitzer’s operation in Portugal covers three ports.

  • 23 March 2020

    Towage specialist Svitzer, a part of Maersk, has bagged a ten-year extension of its marine service deal with Sakhalin Energy, the operator of the Sakhalin 2 project. 

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Svitzer gets a ten-year extension of its marine service contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment Company.

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Danish marine services provider Svitzer is to take full control of Port Towage Amsterdam (PTA).

  • 2 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Denmark’s Svitzer, the world’s largest tugboat operator, said Tuesday it has won a contract extension to support operations at Egypt’s Idku LNG export plant. Under the extension, Maersk’s unit Switzer will continue to assist the Egyptian LNG-operated plant with four tugs, two mooring boats and one pilot boat. The towage company has been operating at […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Svitzer Australia was a victim of data theft in which the details of some 600 employees were leaked, MUA said.

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      T.O.S. Transport & Offshore Services announce the delivery of five tugs for Svitzer. For many years now Svitzer is using our ship delivery services to great satisfaction, which resulted in this contract for the delivery of five tugs in 2011. The tugs are newbuilds from China (Qingdao) and all go to Africa. The first […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish tug operator Svitzer Towage, part of the Maersk Group, has established a harbour towage service in Canada’s Port of Montreal providing shipdocking, escort and ice-breaking services. The company’s two ice-class tugs, Svitzer Nerthus and Svitzer Njal, have been mobilized to the port, while a third tug is expected to arrive mid-April. The 2009-built tugs were mobilized to Canada for […]

  • 17 August 2011

    T.O.S. Transport & Offshore Services announce the delivery of five tugs for Svitzer. For many years now Svitzer is using our ship delivery services to great satisfaction, which resulted in this contract for the delivery of five tugs in 2011. The tugs are newbuilds from China (Qingdao) and all go to Africa. The first tug […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers’ (AIMPE) decision to escalate a strike campaign at the nation’s ports, Danish tug operator Svitzer has turned to the Fair Work Commission seeking to terminate these actions, according to GAC. The move comes as AIMPE revealed plans to expand the initially announced strikes from 12-hour and 24-hour stoppages in the ports to 48 hours. The AIMPE engineers’ […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Copenhagen-based towage and salvage company Svitzer has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Chinese Guangzhou Port Group to form a joint venture providing towage and related marine services for the port. The joint venture would provide towage and related marine services within the Guangzhou port with three tugs ranging from 5200HP to 6800HP. “Combining the strengths of Guangzhou Port and […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maersk’s tug operator Svitzer has signed an agreement with Portuguese company Rebosado to provide services to the company’s towage customers and time charter the Rebosado fleet. The deal will help expand Svitzer’s multi-port coverage in Portugal to four ports including Lisbon, Sines, Portimão and now Setubal, enlarging its fleet from two to nine tugs.  “By expanding our […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk’s towage specialist Svitzer is planning to secure greater foothold in two strategic markets in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) and Americas, the company said. Both regions are of smaller weight in Svitzer’s portfolio, but have substantial growth opportunities. The AMEA region today covers a huge geographical area from the Russia Pacific Coast to […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk’s towage specialist Svitzer is planning to secure greater foothold in two strategic markets in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) and Americas, the company said. Both regions are of smaller weight in Svitzer’s portfolio, but have substantial growth opportunities. The AMEA region today covers a huge geographical area from the Russia Pacific Coast to […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Svitzer has extended the towage operations contract with Egyptian LNG for five years.

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Engineering company Rolls-Royce and towage operator Svitzer have demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbor, Denmark. “It was an honour to be present at what I believe was a world first and a genuinely historic moment for the maritime industry. We’ve been saying for a couple of years that a remotely […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tug operators Smit Lamnalco Towage (Australia) Pty Ltd. (SL) and Svitzer Australia (Svitzer) have entered into a three-year tug-outsourcing Service Level Agreement for the Ports of Newcastle, Sydney (Port Botany) and Melbourne. The deal follows discussions between the two parties with the purpose of seeking to ensure the optimal utilisation of existing towage vessels in each of the relevant ports. […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tug company Svitzer has removed two of its nine Newcastle tugs from service after one of the Chinese-built vessels was found to contain asbestos, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) reports. The MUA said both vessels were certified as being clear of asbestos before they sailed to Australia. The union’s assistant national secretary, Ian Bray, said the asbestos […]