The world’s first
(LNG) fuelled escort tug
sailed to Norway...
M/T Borgøy, the world’s first tug to be fuelled by the much more environmentally friendly liquefied natural gas (LNG), designed by Norwegian Buksèr og Berging in-house team with the assistance of Marine Design AS in Norway, further developed by Sanmar’s modern shipyard in Istanbul, completed her sea trials successfully this month and started her maiden voyage on 14th of January.
Sanmar has been in the tug business for almost 40 years, producing tugboats and providing tugboat services for various countries around the world. More than 100 tugboats that benefit from Sanmar’s years of expertise and experience are presently in operation on international seas. Sanmar builds vessels at its brand new state of the art shipyard at Tuzla Bay on the outskirts of Istanbul.