Search results for: towing

133765 results

A list of search results

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The departure of Costa Concordia has begun and the wreck is being towed to Genoa at two knots. The four day journey began at around 11 a.m. this morning, the salvage team informed.   Preliminary activities for Costa Concordia’s departure maneuvers began at 6 am, this morning. The arrival in Genoa is planned at the […]

  • 7 August 2007

    Salvagers are preparing to tow part of the stricken cargo ship MSC Napoli from Devon to Belfast for recycling. The damaged ship, which was beached off Sidmouth in January, was split in two after a series of explosions.

  • 13 April 2007

    Moves are being made to tow the Norwegian oil supply ship which capsized off Shetland to shore. Seven of the crew survived the accident but three sailors have been confirmed dead. Five other missing crew members are also presumed dead.

  • 10 April 2009

    A catamaran caught out by a broken rudder early on Wednesday morning has been towed safely back to St Peter Port in Guernsey. The St Peter Port lifeboat, the Spirit of Guernsey, was called out at 0356 BST to help French catamaran Ocean Voyager. Three people were on board when the boat’s steering stopped working […]