A Leader In The Tug Business For 40 Years

Sanmar has been producing tugboats and providing services for numerous countries around the world for four decades. The company celebrates its 40th year anniversary in 2016. More than 150 tugboats benefiting from all this wealth of experience are presently in operation on international seas. Sanmar builds vessels at its two custom-built, state-of-the-art yards located in Turkey’s shipbuilding heartland. It delivered 17 tugboats in 2014 and now in 2015, following recent expansion, has delivered 27 tugboats.

Recent News

Port of Fujairah, U.A.E. receives first of three Sanmar built tugs

March 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

In March 2015, Sanmar signed a contract with the Port of Fujairah for the construction of three 70 tonne bollard pull RAmparts 2400SX tugs. The ceremony took place in Fujairah in the presence of His [...]

VectRA 3000 Launched to Sea

March 1st, 2016|0 Comments

VectRA 3000 series designed by Robert Allan Ltd. and developed exclusively for Sanmar. This design contains many innovative ideas from both the builder and designer aimed at developing a cost-effective VSP tug for the world market. This specific build is being constructed for Italian tug operator Tripmare S.p.a.

Forty Highly Successful Years

February 18th, 2016|0 Comments

It was in the year 1976 that Orhan Gürün, today’s company chairman, together with his brother in-law, the late Gökçen Seven, incorporated Sanmar Denizcilik. Now celebrating its 40th Anniversary, Sanmar has developed into a major [...]

Svitzer Orders Two Terminal Tugs From Sanmar Shipyards for Ichthys LNG Operations

January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Danish towage specialist Svitzer has ordered two additional ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey to service the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project in Darwin, Australia. Delivery of the two newbuilds is scheduled for 2017 when they will join the two existing vessels in assisting LNG, LPG and condensate carriers at the port of Darwin.

We are growing to meet the increasing demand by opening our second shipyard.

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HSE & Quality Management

We believe that permanent Customer Satisfaction leads to excellent work results. Sanmar sees the sustainability of production & verification processes and quality management have made possible the international success.

HSE Quality

  • Integrated Management System in “Ship Building & Tugboat Services”
  • The “Quality Everywhere” principle
  • Being “Role Model” in the sector
  • Comply with international regulations, classification rules
  • Comply with local laws and legislations
  • Producing the vessels in totally covered halls
  • Modern Design capabilities
  • Shipyards with the latest technology
  • Dynamic organizational power
  • Improving safety culture
  • Environment friendly shipyards
  • Medical Surveillance by HSE Appointed Doctors

Tug Boats

Tugboats

Sanmar builds tugs, workboats and pilot boats, operates tugboats and provides pilotage services. Our company has accomplished world-class projects in the field of tugboat building and plays an important role in both national and international markets. The tugs and workboats that Sanmar operates are constructed in the company’s own shipyards.

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Towage

Our company, Sanmar is dedicated to reach the highest standards in the fields of towage and pilotage services. We are the oldest tug boat company in the Turkish private sector. We have a strong fleet with an average age of less than 2 years. As a result of having up-to-date equipment and well-trained and experienced crew, Sanmar is able to provide variety of services in various Turkish ports and coastlines.

Shipyards

Shipyards

In the Sanmar shipyards, we produce excellence using our years of experience and utilize state-of-the-art technologies and innovation. We have been successfully building tugs in our custom-built Tuzla shipyard since 2011. To broaden Sanmar’s portfolio further and to meet increasing demand, we have built our second shipyard yard at Altınova, Yalova.