The world’s first fully-electric ship-handling tug of 70 tonnes bollard pull – the Damen RSD-E Tug 2513 – was launched into the water. Damen is building the vessel to supports its customer, New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland.
Tug Boats are small but powerful ships which are used to pull or push other large ships for maneuvering or salvage purpose
NYK and its group companies MTI, Keihin Dock, and JMS have successfully tested the remote navigation of a tugboat as a part of the Japanese government’s Sea Trial Project on Remote Control Navigation.
Kongsberg Maritime has taken another bold step in the implementation of its market-leading strategies for autonomous, sustainable shipping thanks to the company’s involvement in an ambitious new tugboat project.
The technology group Wärtsilä, in collaboration with PSA Marine, has achieved a breakthrough in its IntelliTug project.
Tokyo Kisen Co., Ltd. and e5 Lab Inc. have jointly developed the new concept design of “e5 Tug,” electric propulsion harbor tugboat powered by a large-capacity battery and a hydrogen fuel cell.
On Tuesday the 20th of August in the Port of Luleå, Sweden, the most powerful ice-breaking tug of this size, TundRA 3600-H (Hybrid) tug VILJA was christened.
MOL announced that it has teamed up with OKI, to start a joint study on the use of OKI’s new “FlyingView®” bird’s-eye view monitoring system to monitor a 360° field of view around a tugboat.
MOL announced that it has participated in the LNG bunkering trial at the Port of Kobe, organized by the Kobe City Port and Harbor Authority, and carried out bunkering on the LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin.