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

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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.

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First of New Sanmar Tugboat Class for Italian Terminal

January 8th, 2016|0 Comments

These vessels have successfully responded to the demands of customers looking for 30m - 32m tugbboats. But in time, due to the changing demands of customers, we have felt the need for a new 32m design, under 500GRT, with 80-90 tonnes BP, and started developing it.

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Floating Dock Facilitates

December 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Sanmar has installed a new floating dock at its custom built ship building yard in Altinova, Turkey. The Rina-classed dock has been developed not only as a standard floating dock but as a tool to facilitate the launching of newly built vessels.

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Sanmar Hosted Robert G Allan

November 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Some 200 delegates from all around Turkey attended the Pilotage & Towage Services Technologies Congress held recently at the Hilton Hotel in Izmir. The event was supported by Sanmar as a 'gold' sponsor. Ali Gurun, Projects Director of Sanmar also presented a paper about [...]

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.