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  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a keel laying ceremony, Damen Shipyards Galaţi marked the start of construction of two Platform Supply Vessels – PSV 5000 – for Canadian maritime services provider Atlantic Towing. The 90-metre vessels are part of a multiple vessel order that includes three identical supply vessels and one designed specifically for inspection, repair and maintenance duties. […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The towing operation of the cargo vessel Lysblink Seaways to Inchgreen, Greenock on the Firth of Clyde has kicked off. Lysblink Seaways ran aground north of the Isle of Mull, off the west coast of Scotland, on February 18th. “The tow will, where possible, take advantage of sheltered waters and will move through the Sound […]

  • 7 February 2020

    The Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard has outsourced the construction of a newbuild platform supply vessel (PSV) for Canadian shipping company Atlantic Towing to Kleven.

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Lysblink Seaways is now safely berthed alongside in the Great Harbour at Clydeport, as reported by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Ageny (MCA). She arrived there at 7.55pm Thursday with the help of Luca and Svtizer Milford tugs, with the Forth Jouster helping where needed. The tug Afon Menai was released and is returning to […]

  • 7 May 2018

    Tanker and tug avoid grounding after their towing line snaps 15 miles from the South African shore.

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    On February 9th 2015, the first Seatower gravity based foundation (GBS) for the Fecamp offshore wind farm was successfully installed 15km off the coast of Normandy. During the course of this project, towage specialist BOLUDA FRANCE provided its expertise, procurement and towage services to contribute to the installation of the very first offshore wind structure […]

  • 2 February 2016

    The danger of grounding of the ill-fated car carrier Modern Express has been avoided as the ship has been towed away from the French coast, French Maritime Authority said. Namely, based on the latest update, the ship is currently some 65 kilometers off the coast, towed west by Spanish tug Centaurus some 2 knots per hour. […]

  • 17 June 2019

    Havyard recently shared the PSV sale news without disclosing who the client was.

  • 27 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Alpine has towed MV Elbcarrier safely into a Guatemalan port after the vessel was drifting off the South-East Mexican isle Cozumel. The container vessel Elbcarrier got into troubles after motor failure. Fairmount Alpine was mobilized from the port of Kingston, Jamaica. The tug arrived at the location of the Elbcarrier within […]

  • 6 August 2014

    Recent accident investigation reports suggest that merchant seamen continue to be injured during mooring and towing operations.   “A clear plan of operation and good communications between the tug and tow, prior to operations commencing, will reduce much of the risk. Ship managers need to ensure their crews are fully briefed to ensure the successful […]

  • 23 January 2017

    Arca 1, a bunkering tanker, was refloated one week after running aground north of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, on January 8, according to the Canadian Chamber of Shipping.  After an unsuccessful tow attempt and extensive de-ballasting and pumping operations, a salvage crew removed 300 tons of ballast water and was able to free the tanker at […]

  • 12 August 2007

    A leaking pleasure boat with about 95 people aboard has been towed to safety in a Devon harbour. The Plymouth Sound started taking in water after an engine fault while on a tour of the city’s historic dockyard near Cremyll.

  • 4 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Sherpa has delivered drillship Peregrine 1 safely in Singapore. The Peregrine 1 was towed to from Salvador in Brazil to Singapore. For this job the Fairmount Sherpa was mobilized from Rio de Janeiro where the tug had delivered rig ODN TAY IV. Upon arrival in Salvador the Fairmount team prepared the […]

  • 28 October 2006

    Weymouth harbour in Dorset had to be evacuated after a fishing boat towed in part of a World War II torpedo. Ferries were diverted to other ports and a 200m (656ft) exclusion zone was put up around Customs House Quay, where the device had been tied up.

  • 1 August 2018

    Stricken Makassar Highway, which sprung oil following its grounding on July 23, has been taken under tow.

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The final voyage of the ill-fated wreck of Costa Concordia has kicked off and the wreck is being moved at the walking speed toward its final destination, scrapping yard in Genoa.   The project is the largest and one of the most technically complex maritime salvage jobs ever done. The slow and precise tow of […]

  • 1 February 2016

    The four-member salvage team of SMIT Salvage has managed to board the drifting car carrier Modern Express earlier this morning and set up a tow line, French Maritime Authority said in an update. The tow line has been attached to the Spanish tug Centaurus, hired by Smit Salvage, which has now started the towing operation […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Disabled Russian-flagged cargo ship Simushir, which was floating off the west coast of Haida Gwaii with 10 crewmembers onboard, has reached a dock in Prince Rupert Port around 3. a.m. this morning local time, the Port Authority said. The ship was towed to the port by Foss Maritime’s oceangoing tug, the Barbara Foss and has been […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of the largest containerships in the world, the Emma Maersk, was put under tow on March 1 during rough seas off the coast of Brest, France, the French Maritime Authority said. The intervention, assistance and rescue tug Abeille Bourbon engaged in a towing exercise as it brought the 15,500 TEU giant to a safe haven where it […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The hull of the overturned Britannica Hav has been taken into tow and is currently on its way to the port of Le Havre.

  • 3 July 2013

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced this morning that the condition of the MOL Comfort’s fore part is stable. The tow line was reconnected and the towing operation has been resumed. Yesterday MOL reported that the vessel’s fore part broke free from tow amid adverse weather conditions and that the salvage team was working on the […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Mobilizer will help tow Hapag Lloyd’s disabled containership to Halifax.