Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today the receipt of its first order for the newly developed E-series Rexpeller azimuth thruster
A bulk carrier collided with a tug in a river waterway. The damage sustained by the tug was sufficient to merit a dry dock and it was out of service for almost seven weeks. Find more inside.
MOL announced that it has signed a deal for the construction of an LNG-fueled tugboat with Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd.
On Thursday, 18th January Albwardy Damen in Sharjah hosted a naming ceremony for the world’s biggest Rotortug®, the ART 100-46 RT Raven.
Wärtsilä has signed a MoU with Petrocity, the parent company of the new port facility being built in the Brazilian city of São Mateus-ES, to develop a harbor tug design.
KOTUG has applied for a patent to use drone technology in its tug operations, in its ambition to achieve safer and more efficient working conditions. This pioneering invention – using a drone to connect the towline to an assisted vessel – will drastically improve the safety margin of tug operations as this will avoid the need for manoeuvring in the so-called danger zone.
Wärtsilä will supply two Wärtsilä HY 2 hybrid power modules for a new escort tug being built for the Swedish port of Luleå located on the Gulf of Bothnia in the northern end of the Baltic Sea.
Wärtsilä has adapted its ground-breaking hybrid tug design to specifically meet the needs of the Chinese market. This version of the Wärtsilä HYTug has received an AiP recognition by the CCS.
The DeltaBreaker design combines the features of tug, icebreaker and pusher with some added functionalities on top of that.
Transnet National Ports Authority has celebrated a twin milestone for its KwaZulu-Natal ports as part of its R1.4 billion, nine-tug construction contract.
The tugboat Veteran to provide enhanced docking safety for all vessels, including large petroleum tank vessels with deep drafts greater than 65 feet.
The tug Domingue girted and capsized while assisting the container ship CMA CGM Simba departing from the port of Tulear, Madagascar. As a result of the accident two of Domingue’s five crew died
There are no excuses for inadequate LOTO practices. This should be the first thing you do before any job that involves machinery with stored or potential energy release.
Rimorchiatori Riuniti has taken delivery of a Damen ASD 2913, named Germania which was handed over to the Italian tug operator last week from Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.
Watch this raw video of a tug boat being pushed under water by the cruise ship Norwegian Escape during its conveyance process.
An unmanned, decommissioned fisheries protection vessel was under tow when it developed a list of about 10 degrees to port. The towed vessel sank while rectifying the issue. Read more inside the article.
Watch this shocking video of a tugboat which capsizes while pulling a barge along with a man inside. Luckily no one was killed as the trapped man is rescued by a Kayaker.
It’s quite a scary video wherein a tug boat almost tips over while towing a ship, forcing the men on the tug to jump overboard.
Tug Boats are small but powerful ships which are used to pull or push other large ships for maneuvering or salvage purpose