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 170 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 thanks to the new shipyard in Altınova, 27 in 2015 and 26 in 2016.

Recent News

Svitzer Chirripo will be the 150th Robert Allen Designed Tug Built by Sanmar

Svitzer Chirripo 150th designed Tug for Sanmar by Robert Allan Ltd. for Svitzer’s Silver Bullet Project The Svitzer Hermod and Svitzer Chirripo are the first two of six customized Robert Allan Ltd. RAstar 2800 [...]

Svitzer Purchases Newbuild 80 TBP ASD Escort Tug From Sanmar

Svitzer and Sanmar  have signed a contract for a newbuild 80 tbp ASD escort tug Svitzer has signed a contract with Sanmar to purchase a newbuild 80 tbp ASD escort tug for Southampton, strengthening [...]

New model quickly snapped up

Sanmar’s faith in their latest design cooperation with Robert Allan Ltd has been well rewarded. The Turkish tug building company laid the keels of two Sirapinar Class tugs a month or so ago and [...]

Quality Everywhere in SANMAR

Integrated Quality-HSE Management System in SANMAR covers all the procedures of shipyard production facilities at every stage and harbor tugboat services as well. Sanmar has a well implemented and continuously developed integrated management system [...]

To significantly increase the size and type of vessels it can build, Sanmar has built a new full facility shipyard at Altinova.

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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.