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  • 11 July 2016

    Three Indonesian crew members were kidnapped from their tugboat by armed pirates off the coast of Sabah, Malaysia, according to Reuters. The seafarers were taken in the evening hours of July 9 while their vessel was in the waters off the east coast of Sabah. At the time of the incident, the tugboat was carrying seven […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Two ASD tugboats named ‘Cao Gang 19’ and ‘Cao Gang 20’ were delivered, on the afternoon of 29th October 2013, to Tangshan Caofeidian Tugboat Co., Ltd from Zhenjiang Shipyard. Mr. Sun Hong, general manager of Tangshan Caofeidian Shiye Co., Ltd and Mr. Ho Shouzhu, general manager of Tangshan Caofeidian Tugboat Co., Ltd, with other leaders […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Two NYK Group companies — tugboat operator Wing Maritime Service Corporation (WMS) and tugboat builder Keihin Dock Co. Ltd. — have teamed with Niigata Power Systems to construct an environment-friendly tugboat. The new tugboat will feature the hybrid propulsion system that Niigata Power Systems has developed and manufactures, and will be the first tugboat in […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Japanese shipping company NYK Line has acquired 15% of shares of Thoresen Vinama Tug Co. Ltd. and entered the tugboat business at Phu My and Cai Mep ports in Vietnam. TVT, established in January 2019, has two tugboats providing tugboat services at Phu My and Cai Mep ports, located in the suburbs of Ho Chi […]

  • 9 December 2011

    Statoil has awarded Buksér og Berging a contract for two escort tugboats to service the Kårstø processing plant on behalf of operator Gassco. The deal secures Kårstø new tugboat capacity with innovative technology for more environment-friendly operations. The two escort tugboats will assist the ships calling at Kårstø. Fitted with the latest technology available, both […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has awarded Buksér og Berging a contract for two escort tugboats to service the Kårstø processing plant on behalf of operator Gassco. The deal secures Kårstø new tugboat capacity with innovative technology for more environment-friendly operations. The two escort tugboats will assist the ships calling at Kårstø. Fitted with the latest technology available, both […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Two NYK Group companies — tugboat operator Wing Maritime Service Corporation (WMS) and tugboat builder Keihin Dock Co. Ltd. — have teamed with Niigata Power Systems to construct an environment-friendly tugboat. The new tugboat will feature the hybrid propulsion system that Niigata Power Systems has developed and manufactures, and will be the first tugboat in […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) made a decision to build what company claims to be Japan’s first LNG-fueled tugboat.

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the preparations for the expanded Panama Canal, the Board of Inspectors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has certified 12 new tugboat captains after successfully completing training. This is the fourth group of the program which started in 2008 and has certified 47 tugboat captains. This represents 50% of the goal set […]

  • 29 November 2013

    The ferry trip of the six tugboats onboard the’ HHL Lagos’ of Hansa Heavy Lift company from Germany has completed successfully. The tugboats built by Russian Pella shipyard have been delivered to the port of Vladivostok. The ferry trip was accomplished through the Northern Sea Route and lasted for 32 days. The six tugboats are […]

  • 9 December 2013

    The State Commission has accepted Pella-built tugboat the “RB-401” (Yard no. No 939) of project 90600. The tugboat is intended for towing and berthing operations in harbor, roadsteads and coastal areas which comply with R3 navigation area, refloating of ships and vessels, oil and petroleum content products, cargo transportation, ice breaking and erosion operations. In […]

  • 15 August 2014

    A 46-year-old tugboat captain, Michael Collins, died as a result of injuries he sustained when a crane fell on the tugboat he was steering while it was passing under the Florida Avenue Bridge, New Orleans. Matt Gresham, Spokesman for the Port of New Orleans, said that prior to the accident the tugboat Cory Michael was pushing a […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Panama Canal has increased its tugboat fleet with the arrival of the first two of 14 tugboats that will improve the waterway’s resources to offer a safer and more efficient service to the global shipping industry. These tugboats will strengthen the Canal’s capacity for the operation of the Third Set of Locks. Cerro Itamut […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has increased its tugboat fleet with the arrival of the first two of 14 tugboats that will improve the waterway’s resources to offer a safer and more efficient service to the global shipping industry. These tugboats will strengthen the Canal’s capacity for the operation of the Third Set of Locks. Cerro Itamut […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Vessels

    NYK will build a tugboat1 featuring a dual fuel engine that can be powered by either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or heavy oil. Other than LNG carriers, this tugboat will be the first building in Japan of an LNG-fueled vessel. NYK has enhanced its initiatives to mitigate environmental loads through the practical realization of environment-responsive […]

  • 26 December 2013

    Pella shipyard has delivered the tugboat “RB-401” (building No 939, project 90600) to the port of operation- Kaliningrad. The tugboat is intended for towing and berthing operations in harbor, roadsteads and coastal areas which comply with R3 navigation area, refloating of ships and vessels, fire fighting operations at floating and shore objects, oil and petroleum […]

  • 24 December 2013

    NYK will build a tugboat featuring a dual fuel engine that can be powered by either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or heavy oil. Other than LNG carriers, this tugboat will be the first building in Japan of an LNG-fueled vessel. In 2011, NYK established a team in the company’s Fuel Group to research next-generation fuel […]

  • 15 June 2015

    Two shipyard workers were killed and one was injured after a tugboat under construction at China’s Bengbu Shenzhou Machinery (former Bengbu Shipyard) caught fire on June 11, according to local media. The fire reportedly started in the tugboat’s cabin, killing one worker immediately, while the other two workers were rushed to hospital. Unfortunately, the help […]

  • 16 October 2013

    Last week Zhenjiang Shipyard successfully completed delivery of two tugboats. The first was 4000HP ASD tugboat, named Baoan Tuo 5, that was delivered to Shenzhen Dachanwan Tugboat Co., Ltd on October 9th. A day later, on October 10th, the 4800HP ASD tugboat named Bei Fang 12 was delivered to Ying Kou Port Group Co. Zhenjiang Shipyard, […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) signed on Friday ordered a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled tugboat at the Kanagawa Dockyard. 

  • 13 April 2018

    The Panama Canal Authority launched a process to sanction certain tug captains.

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nine workers were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in the engine room of the tugboat Sandia III in the Indonesian Tanjung Emas Port on Friday, January 9, Metro Semarang reports. The injured men were reportedly freelance welders working on the tugboat’s installations, when a welding spark ignited the gasses coming from a leaking LPG hose. Indonesian police said that […]