T.O.S. Delivers Two Rotor Tugs to Antwerp, Belgium

TOS Delivers Two Rotor Tugs to Antwerp, Belgium

Last weekend the T.O.S. crew reached the port of destination Antwerp for the delivery of the SMIT KIWI and SMIT EMOE. The crew left the port of Singapore for a 12.700 nm journey to Western Europe last year.

“We are proud to have been awarded for the delivery contract of the rotor tugs. Although T.O.S. personnel has been working on rotor tugs for harbour towing activities in Rotterdam for many years, this is our first rotor driven ship delivery”, says Rolf Kievits, Commercial Manager at T.O.S.

The tugs sailed under full T.O.S. management and in close cooperation with SMIT. Due to the type of vessel and the travel distance the delivery crew made up a voyage and towing plan. During the stopover at Las Palmas, Spain, two chief engineers of URS joined the delivery crew. Later on also two captains of URS boarded at Vigo, Spain. During the last part of the delivery the URS crew was able to get familiar with the new build rotor tugs. At the port of Antwerp Patrick de Jong and Danny de Munter (SMIT Towage), Rolf Kievits and Dennis van der Waal (T.O.S.) were present to welcome the delivery crews of both the SMIT KIWI and SMIT EMOE.

T.O.S. has become a world known specialist in this line of work: delivering all types of ships worldwide. Maritime services including crewing solutions for maritime, offshore, oil & gas and renewable is the core business of T.O.S. Please have a further look at our website for more information about all services.

Source: T.O.S., April 12, 2012

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< May 2015 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Seawork International

SEAWORK International is the largest international commercial maritime and workboat exhibition and business forum held in a European working…

read more >

Basic Dry Dock Training

The course begins with the basics and safety concerns, and progresses through all phases of dry docking: preparation, docking, lay period…

read more >

Offshore Accommodation and Access

Asia’s ONLY Event on Offshore Accommodation

Offshore Accommodation and Access is the only event in Asia that provides you the key to find cutting-edge accommodation solutions for your offshore personnel. Get the latest outlook from key players as well as technical, commercial and operational perspectives that drive the market.

More info

Contact Details:
Email: register@ibcasia.com.sg
Telephone: +65 6508 2401
Fax: +65 6508 2407
Mail: IBC Asia (S) PTE LTD, 111 Somerset Road, TripleOne Somerset #10-06 Singapore 238164

read more >

Global Tax Optimisation for Shipping

Singapore’s First Commercially-Focused Tax Event

Asia’s first commercially focused tax briefing will confront the complexities, bring case studies, review how other corporations are approaching the challenges, and offer insight into recent court rulings that can impact your company.

The 2 day briefing will provide updates, strategies and solutions for strategic as well as day-to-day tax challenges.

More info

Contact Details:
Email: register@ibcasia.com.sg
Telephone: +65 6508 2401
Fax: +65 6508 2407
Mail: IBC Asia (S) PTE LTD, 111 Somerset Road, TripleOne Somerset #10-06 Singapore 238164

read more >