FIRSTS IN THE WORLD BY SANMAR

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 celebrated its 40th year anniversary in 2016. More than 200 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

Most Powerful Quartet is Morocco Bound

A quartet of Sanmar’s very powerful latest development, the Bigaçay Series of fire-fighting ASDs, designed exclusively for Turkey’s leading tug builder by Robert Allan Ltd (and designated by them as the RAstar 2900 SX) are [...]

Faith maintained in Turkish Shipyard

A repeat order from Buksér og Berging AS expressing the operator’s appreciation for Sanmar’s technological skills and high standard of workmanship.

Latest Sanmar Tugboat under Trials

Sea trials have been taking place off the Turkish coast of the first two examples of Sanmar’s latest development, the Bigacay Series of ASDs, designed exclusively for the specialist tug builder by Robert Allan Ltd [...]

Popular Powerful Sanmar Tugboats Head Abroad

Dogancay XXVI is on its way to Somali for P&O Maritime where this twin screw 43 tonne bollard pull tug will be renamed Egal. Bogacay IX has been renamed Ocean Kingston Pride and will primarily operate in the Port of Kingston

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.