9 Pct of Global Terminals Are Semi-Automated

Interview with Daniel Schäfer, Market Analyst at German DS Research.

One Shot, Four Kidnapped from Indonesian Tug and Barge

One crew member was shot and four were kidnapped from Indonesian flagged tug and barge on April 15 in the ...

read more →

Two Missing after Tug and Tanker Clash

Two seafarers are reported missing after a tug boat Ayu Lestari sank due to a collision with an Italian-flagged ...

read more →

Gallery: Tug of War with Emma Maersk

One of the largest containerships in the world, the Emma Maersk, was put under tow on March 1 during rough seas off ...

read more →

Agritrade Resources Fixes Six Tug and Barge Boats

Hong Kong-based Agritrade Resources Limited’s subsidiary Fair Cypress has signed long-term charter agreements ...

read more →

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 ...

read more →

Port of Sharjah's New Tug to Pull In Heavyweights

The Sharjah Port and Customs Authority has taken delivery of a Damen ASD tug 2411, named Al Luolo’ Aya during a ...

read more →

Dead Humpback Whale Calf Found under Tug Boat

A dead humpback whale calf was found caught in the propeller of a tug boat on Tuesday night at the Port of Hay ...

read more →

Asia Gets First LNG-Powered Tugboat

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia’s first tugboat Hai Yang Shi You 525, ...

read more →

Indonesian Coast Guard Detains Tug Captain

Indonesian Coast Guard has detained the captain of Singapore-flagged tug ASL Glory for entering illegally the ...

read more →

G6 Chooses Kotug

G6 Chooses Kotug

Five members of the G6 Shipping Alliance (APL, Hyundai, MOL, NYK Line and OOCL) have awarded a multi-annual and ...

read more →

Update: Sunken Tug Spills Oil off Oahu

Update Sunken Tug Spills Oil off Oahu

The U.S. Coast Guard Hawaii Pacific, Department of Health and responsible party Unified Command, are continuing oil ...

read more →

Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka

One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday afternoon and collided with the ...

read more →

Port Hedland Tug Engineers Approve Enterprise Agreement

Port Hedland Tug Engineers Approve Enterprise Agreement

Operations at Port Hedland, Australia’s largest bulk export terminal, will resume uninterrupted after the ...

read more →

Hedland Strike Plans Back on Track?

PPA Marks 6% Increase in Monthly Iron Ore Exports

Port of Hedland tug operators could go back to their plans to stage a strike at the bulk export hub as they failed ...

read more →

Pacific Basin Sells Share in OMSA JV

Pacific Basin Sells Share in OMSA JV

Pacific Basin Shipping’s wholly owned subsidiary PB Sea-Tow Holdings (BVI) Limited has sold its 50% share ...

read more →

Wärtsilä to Design Middle East’s First LNG Tug System

Wärtsilä to Set Up Middle East's First LNG Harbour Tug System

Dubai-based Drydocks World has contracted Wärtsilä to design and supply the propulsion and other equipment for a ...

read more →

Port Hedland Again Facing Strike

Port Hedland Again Facing Strike

The Australian Institute of Marine & Power Engineers (AIMPE) has given notice that the tug boat engineers at ...

read more →

Panama Canal Completes Tug Fleet

Panama Canal Completes Tug Fleet

The Panama Canal has received Cerro Ancon, the last of the 14 tractor tugs of its new fleet. These new tugboats ...

read more →

Clydeport Fined over Flying Phantom Deaths

A port operator Clydeport Operations Ltd will have to pay fines totalling £650,000 (circa USD 1.05 million) ...

read more →

Bulker and Tug Collide at Port-Cartier

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to Port-Cartier, Québec, where ...

read more →

TASNEEF to Class World’s 1st LNG-Powered Harbor Tug

TASNEEF, the first national classification society in UAE, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Drydocks ...

read more →