One Missing after Tug Sinks in Gulf of Mexico

Three people were rescued and one crewmember is reported missing after a tug sank in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, ...

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Svitzer Starts Building Moroccan Fleet

Svitzer, part of the Maersk Group, has ordered four ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards to service the recently awarded ...

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Svitzer Scoops Moroccan Bounty

Svitzer, part of the Maersk Group, has been awarded a 20-year concession to provide terminal towage services to the ...

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KOTUG and Seabulk Bag Towage Gig in the Bahamas

KOTUG International BV and Seabulk Towing have been awarded a towage contract with Borco Towing Company, a ...

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Panama Canal Invests in Ship Scheduling Software

In response to growing ship traffic through the waterway, the Panama Canal intends to launch vessel scheduling and ...

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Salvors Getting Ready to Re-Float MV Benita

Five Oceans Salvage is carrying out preparatory works to shift away from the rocks and re-float the bulker MV ...

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Abu Sayyaf Abducts Malaysian Tugboat Crew

Filipino authorities have confirmed that the five crew members who were reported missing from the Malaysian tug ...

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Ardent Wraps Up 1st Year of Operation, Looks Offshore

Ardent, a company created in 2015 through a merger of Svitzer Salvage, part of Maersk Group, and Crowley ...

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Pilbara Marine Wins Tug Licence for Port Hedland

Pilbara Marine Pty Ltd (Pilbara Marine), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue), has won ...

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Damen Presents Design of New Class Utility Vessel

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has unveiled the design of the first of a new class of Damen utility vessel UV2410, which ...

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Boskalis, Kotug Wrap Up Merger of Their Towage Businesses

Dutch maritime companies Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG) have ...

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Crowley Loses Alyeska Marine Services Gig

Crowley Marine Services will not be providing oil spill prevention and response services in Valdez and Prince ...

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Nautilus Slams Farstad for Hiring Cheaper Workers

Maritime professionals’ trade union Nautilus International voiced its “shock and anger” to a ...

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Court Throws Out Negligence Claim against Armada

The Bergen district court has dismissed the negligence claim against GC Rieber Shipping ASA’s subsidiary, ...

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AHTS Magne Viking 1st to Comply with IMO Polar Code

The AHTS Magne Viking, owned by Viking Supply Ships A/S, is the first vessel to become compliant with the new IMO ...

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Update: CSCL Indian Ocean Reaches Hamburg

China Shipping Container Lines’ stricken boxship CSCL Indian Ocean has arrived at Hamburg Port and tied up at ...

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Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18th – 22nd Jan, 2016)

Pirates Attempt to Board RORO Ship in Gulf of Guinea Armed pirates attempted to board a RORO vessel confirmed as MV ...

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Svitzer, Unions Shake Hands on Four-Year Industrial Contract

Danish tug operator Svitzer Towage has reached an agreement with the three tug crew unions to operate under a ...

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Australia's Tugboat Strikes Delay 15 Ships in Port Adelaide

At least 15 ships were delayed at the Port of Adelaide due to nationwide strikes on board Svitzer Australia’s tugs ...

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Strikes Winning Down at Australia’s Ports

The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) has proceeded today with the second round of ...

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Damen to Deliver Its 1st Service Operations Vessel to Bibby

Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for ...

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AIMPE’s Strikes at Australian Ports to Continue

Australian Fair Work Commission has rejected Danish tug operator Svitzer’s application seeking to terminate ...

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Svitzer Seeks to Put an End to AIMPE’s Strikes

Following Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers’ (AIMPE) decision to escalate a strike campaign at the ...

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Svitzer Orders Two More Tugs for Ichthys LNG Project

Svitzer is ordering two more ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards to service the multi-billion dollar INPEX-operated ...

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Australian Ports Clogged as Strikes Begin

The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) Union has started their planned strikes ...

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Tug Boat Strike to Halt Operations at Australian Ports

Eastern Australia’s ports will be hit by 12-hour strikes next Tuesday and Wednesday as tug boat crews express ...

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