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.
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Moving forward
with technology
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.
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SANMAR HOT NEWS
06
2014
Line-handler M/T BRAGE shipped north
Sanmar Marine’s modern, custom built yard in Turkey has completed the construction of a new design of RAscal class, the 1500, for Norwegian ...
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Line-handler M/T BRAGE shipped north
05
2014
Sanmar Invests to Expand Portfolio
Sanmar, recognised as being amongst the leading specialist tug constructors worldwide has invested in another shipyard. Expected to be open by ...
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Sanmar Invests to Expand Portfolio
01
2014
Ulupinar XVII has sailed from Tuzla to operate at Port of Mersin
Expansion of trade at the Port of Mersin on Turkey’s southern coast where Sanmar secured the harbour towage contract in 2007 has caused the ...
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Ulupinar XVII has sailed from Tuzla to operate at Port of Mersin
11
2013
Compact and Powerful New Addition to Range
Sanmar is pleased to announce the addition of another new model to its range with the delivery of Bulani, the first of a pair ordered by P&O ...
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Compact and Powerful New Addition to Range
10
2013
Sanmar Celebrated 5 tugboats with a Ceremony
In a remarkable ceremony, a quartet triple of tugs built by Sanmar Shipyard for the Norwegian operator Bukser og Berging were formally named ...
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Sanmar Celebrated 5 tugboats with a Ceremony
10
2013
Sanmar Shipyard Completes M/T Borgøy, World’s First LNG-Powered Tugboat
Sanmar has completed the first of two tugs for Norwegian customer Buksér og Berging, which each feature two Rolls-Royce Bergen C26:33L6PG ...
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Sanmar Shipyard Completes M/T Borgøy, World’s First LNG-Powered Tugboat
10
2013
Sanmar signs contract with Rolls-Royce for twelve shipsets of thrusters
Sanmar has signed contract with Rolls_Royce for the supply of azimuth thrusters for twelve new tugs, for a variety of ...
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Sanmar signs contract with Rolls-Royce for twelve shipsets of thrusters
09
2013
Another step forward
The world’s first Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) fuelled escort tug has been launched by Sanmar from its construction hall into the waters of Tuzla ...
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Another step forward
DESIGNER‘S PERSPECTIVE
 
One of the biggest challenges we face as Naval Architects is ensuring that our “vision” for the tugboat we design is shared with the builder and ultimately with the Owner. If we design a boat directly for an Owner then it is
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Designer‘s Perspective
MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN
 
The enthusiasm of that very first day has been maintained, and with product and service quality being the primary aim, its competitive power around the world has grown significantly with extensive penetration of export
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Message From The Chairman