During 2006/7 the Italian operator Rimorchiatori Laziali SpA, part of Cafimar Group, bought a pair of 32m escort ASD tugs from the specialist Turkish tug builder Sanmar. Some eight years later, the company acquired two more similar 80+ tonne bollard pull vessels from the same builder. Now....
"We look forward to her safe arrival in the knowledge that we will have at our disposal the most advanced design of ship handling tugs in the UK." The latest addition, named Pullman, is of a relatively new Robert Allan Ltd design commissioned exclusively by Sanmar. As standard the Sirapinar Series is fitted with a DMT forward winch, an aft capstan and a tow hook. The accommodation includes two single en suite cabins and two twin berth cabins.
Delicay II, now renamed Svitzer Vale, is to be introduced to the Port of London. Delicay III, to be called Svitzer Meridian will follow later in the summer to relieve Svitzer Vale which will then join the fleet in the company’s Scandinavian and German cluster and will be based in Bremerhaven.
The first VSP (Voith Schneider Propeller) tug, of the new VectRA 3000 series, named Arie A, constructed for Italian operator Tripmare Spa of Trieste has been joined in the Israeli Port of Ashdod by the second, named Ashdod.
Sanmar Shipyards of Turkey has announced the delivery of “Al JIMI 1” (Yenicay VII) to become the latest addition to the Abu Dhabi Ports’ growing ug fleet. It already has two sister vessels, named “Al SHAHEED”(Yenicay IV) and “AlHILI 1” (Yenicay VI), which were delivered by Sanmar in 2017.
Kinaki is the first of the Sanmar Delicay tug series and the tug is currently on its way by heavy lift ship to New Zealand from the builder’s Turkish yard. Built by Sanmar to the innovative TRAktor-Z 2500 SX (Sanmar eXclusive) design by Robert Allan Limited, the tugboat also has considerable technical input from the builder.
Sanmar has achieved considerable success in recent years with Italian based towage companies. The Turkish operator with an unparalleled tug building record has supplied 12 tugs to Italy since 2010 with several more under construction. Sanmar Shipyards built Sirapinar ASD class tug has arrived in Naples, Italy, to enter service with Rimochitori Napolitani. [...]
Sanmar has pleasure in drawing to your attention the following press release issued by Caterpillar following a signing ceremony which took place at the New Orleans Workboat Show. Sanmar’s Design Manager, Özer İlhan attended the event. Hamburg, Germany – Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce collaboration with Sanmar Shipyards in Istanbul, Turkey to build an [...]
The premier Turkish specialist tug builder, Sanmar, has made two important deliveries of Robert Allan Ltd. designed ASD tugs to different parts of the world during this past week. Each new vessel is the first of a matching pair Marechiaro (ex Sirapinar V) The fifth example of this relatively new class has arrived in Naples, [...]
7th tugboat delivered to SMS Towage by Sanmar, tugboat “Superman” has been unveiled at a naming ceremony
The most powerful tugboat on the Humber has been unveiled at a naming ceremony at Hull’s Albert Dock. SMS Towage’s newly built £5.8m vessel Superman was christened at the ceremony today after being delivered from the Sanmar shipyard, near Istanbul. SMS's other Sanmar-built boats are the Statesman, Scotsman, Yorkshireman, Masterman, Englishman and Merchantman. The boat [...]