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  • 12 August 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Vessels

    Shipbuilder Damen recently launched two 85-tonne bollard pull ASD Tugs 2813 for Boluda Towage Europe at Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam.

  • 29 July 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards has won a contract from the Port of Antwerp to build two RSD Tugs 2513. As explained by Damen, the RSD Tug 2513 is a dedicated ship-handling tug with 70 tonnes bollard pull. It has two bows, enabling optimal performance in both bow and stern assisting operations. “As a result of the always […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Vessels

    Offshore and marine services provider Kim Heng Offshore & Marine has bought two anchor handling tugs from Posh Terasea.

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports, Robert Allan Ltd. are to develop the world’s first fully unmanned tugs.

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    HaiSea Marine is to build and operate escort and harbor tugs required for LNG export facility in Kitimat.

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    PSA Marine Bangladesh is to provide support services to LNG ships calling at Summit LNG FSRU Terminal in Bangladesh. 

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch towage and marine services company Smit Lamnalco has ordered four Damen ASD 3212 tugs from compatriot shipbuilder Damen. As informed, the vessels are slated for delivery next year. Making the announcement at the Europort Exhibition in Rotterdam, Mauro Fernando Sales,  Smit Lamnalco’s CEO, said: “We decided to invest in four new Damen ASD tugs following the […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports ordered three new tugboats during the Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East 2017 (SOMWE) held in Abu Dhabi from September 25 to 27.  The new tugs are said to be equipped with “the latest technology with a bollard pull power of 30 tons”. They will service both […]

  • 1 September 2017

    International classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has issued new rules for the classification of offshore service vessels and tugs. BV said on Thursday that the new rules include new class notations for pipelay vessels, accommodation units, offshore construction vessels, and offshore support vessels. Gijsbert de Jong, BV’s marine marketing and sales director, said: “With this […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed long-term towage agreements with Kotug Smit Towage (KotugSmit) effective early 2017. As disclosed, the agreements cover MOL’s container, tanker, dry-bulk and car carrier divisions, and relate to the ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp, Ghent, Terneuzen, Flushing, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, London and Southampton.  “With this strategic partnership, both organizations aim to boost […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fortescue Metals Group’s subsidiary Pilbara Marine has ordered six 32-metre rotor tugs from Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards to support its operations at Australian port of Port Hedland. The order was placed on the back of the company’s second towage licence granted for the port of Port Hedland in late May 2016, where the tugs will be deployed following […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging) has made an order for two custom, special-purpose tugs to be built at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands. According to Damen, the tugs are for a 10-year contract with Grand Port Maritime de Guyane in the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guyana. Their primary functions will be […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has completed its latest multiple vessel transport, including twelve built-for-stock Damen Stan Pontoons and tugs, to the Netherlands from its shipyards in China and Vietnam.  The vessels were transported by MV Svenja, owned by heavy lift and project cargo transporter SAL Heavy Lift, which set sail from Shanghai at the end of August, […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilding company Damen said it has received an order for 13 heavy duty mooring assistance and escort tugs from Edison Chouest Offshore.

  • 5 October 2016
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Keppel Offshore & Marine on Monday said it has secured contracts to build its first LNG-fuelled tugs, and signed a memorandum of understanding with Shell to jointly explore opportunities in using LNG as fuel.

  • 22 August 2016

    Plans are being finalized today to attempt a refloat the Transocean Winner drilling rig which is currently grounded in Dalmore Bay, Scotland. The Maritime and Costguard Agency said salvage team Smit has agreed the towage plan with Hugh Shaw, Secretary of State’s Representative for Maritime Salvage and Intervention. The 300m exclusion zone remains in place. […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Vessels

    Vessel designer Robert Alan said its RAstar 3200 class tugs named Yunco and Huairavo have been put into operation by a Chilean maritime agency SAAM at the Quintero LNG terminal.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Svitzer is ordering two more ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards to service the multi-billion dollar INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project in the Port of Darwin, Australia. The two newbuilds will be 80 Tonne bollard pull RAstar 2800 terminal tugs with escort ability and accommodation space for ten crew members. The tugs are equipped with render/recovery winch, […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish towage specialist Svitzer on Tuesday said it has ordered two additional ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey to service the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project in Darwin, Australia.

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shetland Islands Council has signed a deal to sell its troubled tug Solan, operated by Sullom Voe Harbour Authority, to a towage company Panfido, based in Venice, Italy. The council added that the tug, which used to provide towage services at the Port of Sullom Voe, will now be used in the port of Naples. Panfido is also moving ahead […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Vessels

    Sanmar Shipyards said it has delivered three more vessels to the Aqaba Port Marine Services Company for the Sheikh Subah Al Ahmad Al Subah LNG terminal at Aqaba, Jordan.

  • 22 July 2015
    Vessels

    Sanmar Shipyards said it has delivered three more vessels to the Aqaba Port Marine Services Company for the Sheikh Subah Al Ahmad Al Subah LNG terminal at Aqaba, Jordan.

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Towage company Svitzer is preparing to ship out two of its tug boats contaminated with potentially deadly asbestos from Newcastle this week. The two tugs were removed from service in February after one of the Chinese-built vessels was found to contain asbestos. The Australian crews of The Warrego and The Warrunda first raised the alarm several […]