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MOL's Tugboat Marks 1st Bunkering of LNG in Kansai

tugboat

MOL's LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin bunkered LNG fuel in Sakai Senboku Port for the first time.

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Armed Men Attack Tugboat off Malaysia, Injure Master

A tug master was injured when four armed men attempted to hijack his tugboat off Malaysia.

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Rolls-Royce Gets AiP for Hybrid Tug Propulsion System

ROLLS-ROYCE

Rolls-Royce has received an approval in principle from ABS for its hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs.

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Smit Lamnalco Wins Exclusive Gladstone Port Towage Gig

Smit lamnalco tugs

Smit Lamnalco has won an exclusive licence to supply towage services in the Port of Gladstone.

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Italian Authorities Order Seizure of Migrant Rescue Ship

Aquarius

Italian judicial authorities have ordered rescue ship Aquarius to be seized.

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Maersk Supply Unlikely to Be Sold by Year End

MSS Starfish Vessels

Maersk doesn't expect to finalize the sale if its Maersk Supply business by the end of 2018.

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KOTUG, Petroconsult Form Joint Venture

rotortug

KOTUG and Petroconsult create a joint venture company called KOTUG PETRO Maritime (KPM).  

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Armed Pirates Kidnap Four Crew Members off Congo

piracy

Four crew members of an unnamed Singapore-flagged tug/supply vessel were kidnapped off Congo.

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Wärtsilä Teams Up with MPA and PSA Marine on IntelliTug

Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä partners up with MPA and PSA Marine on a project to develop a harbor tug with autonomous navigation. 

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Ocean Cleanup Puts Its System to Final Tests

ocean cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup's System 001 starts the Pacific Trials.

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SENER Fuses Tug and Bunkering Vessel Traits in New Design

sener marine lng unit

SENER has signed a contract with Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido & C.s.r.l to design an innovative vessel.

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Keppel O&M Completes 2nd LNG-Powered Tug

KST Liberty

Keppel O&M has delivered its second dual-fuel tug capable of running on LNG.

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Q-LNG, VT Halter Marine Pen LoI for 2nd LNG Bunkering ATB

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QLNG Transport has signed a Letter of Intent with VT Halter Marine for a second LNG ATB.

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Ocean Inks Deal with Kingston Port for Towage Services

Ocean signed a 10-year contract with the Port Authority of Jamaica for harbor towage services at the Kingston Harbour.

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Tensions Heat Up over Panama Canal Safety Dispute

Panama Canal tug pulling LNG carrier

The dispute between the Panama Canal Authority and its tugboat captains over safety issues at the canal is intensifying.

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Photos: Towing Operation Goes Awry

MT Order

Tanker and tug avoid grounding after their towing line snaps 15 miles from the South African shore.

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Singapore to Develop Autonomous Vessels

MoU Signing MPA Singapore

MPA singapore is looking to boost its productivity and enhance safety by introducing autonomous harbor ships.

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Delivery of South East Asia's 1st Dual-Fuel LNG Tug on Track

KST LIBERTY Dual Fuel LNG tug

South East Asia's first dual-fuel LNG tug has been named KST Liberty at Keppel Singmarine.

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Panama Canal Authority to Sanction Tug Captains

Panama Canal tug boat pulling a containership

The Panama Canal Authority launched a process to sanction certain tug captains.

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KOTUG Becomes Majority Owner of Australian Towage Provider

KOTUG has become the majority owner of KT Maritime Services Australia after acquiring Teekay's stake in KTM.

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Shanghai Salvage Gearing Up to Remove Kea Trader

Kea Trader

Shanghai Salvage Company taking over the responsibilities from Ardent to remove Kea Trader from Durand Reef.

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MULTRATUG 32

Following successful sea trials, Multratug 32 was recently delivered to her owners Novatug, which will lease her to ...

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Salvage Giant Formed in the Med

Ardent Global, partners form the largest salvage company in the Mediterranean.

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Crowley Extends Wärtsilä's ATB Maintenance Deal

Wärtsilä has won an expanded deal for the maintenance of Crowley's articulated tug barges.

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APM 2018 Launched amid Industry Anticipation for Upturn

Asia's exhibition and conference Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) was officially launched on March 14.

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Steel Cut for America’s First LNG ATB

VT Halter Marine starts construction on America’s first liquefied natural gas articulated tug and barge unit.

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