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UK owners opt for Turkish delights

Sanmar, Turkey's leading tug constructor has been building on its well established reputation in the UK. Already this year it has delivered five tugboats to three different UK clients. The important ports benefitting from these latest deliveries are Aberdeen, Bristol, Hull, Middlesbrough and Southampton. The most powerful of the tugs is Svitzer Adira, an 80 [...]

2019-03-13T12:21:09+00:00News|

Sanmar built new tug Svitzer Adira is named in Southampton

Svitzer, a leading provider of harbour and terminal towage to the global shipping industry, has named its new ASD tug Svitzer Adira, an 80 tonne bollard pull vessel built by Sanmar at a ceremony in the Port of Southampton. The naming-giving ceremony took place in relaxed surroundings on board the Princess Caroline cruising the Southampton [...]

2019-03-13T12:21:54+00:00News|

Six vessel order completed

Delivery of Svitzer Avon to the Port of Bristol in the UK signals the completion of Sanmar's six boat build contract as part of Svitzer's tugboat replenishment programme known as the Silver Bullet Project. The successful conclusion of this order brings the collaboration between Turkey’s leading tug builder and Canadian tug design specialists, Robert Allan [...]

2019-03-13T12:23:20+00:00News|

Superman on the way – UK operator extends Turkish built fleet

By purchasing a brand new tug from Sanmar Shipyards, experienced UK operator, SMS Towage, has taken delivery of its seventh ASD tug built by Turkey’s leading tug builder. The new tug is named Superman continuing an established pattern – the previous six Sanmar built tugs in the SMS fleet are called Statesman, Scotsman, Yorkshireman, Masterman, [...]

2019-03-13T12:37:25+00:00News|

World’s first remotely operated commercial vessel built by Sanmar

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark. Earlier this year, one of Svitzer´s tugs, the 28m long Svitzer Hermod, built in Turkey at one of Sanmar’s custom built, modern tug building yards, safely conducted a number of remotely controlled manoeuvres. From the [...]

2019-03-13T12:26:17+00:00News|

Bogacay 26 is at its new home

U.K towage company Targe Towing ltd. signed a contract with Sanmar Shipyards for the purchase of  tugboat Bogacay 26 two weeks ago. Bogacay 26 started her maiden journey immediately after the contract signing and arrived Aberdeen last week. The flag of the vessel was changed at the port with the participation of Sanmar crew, Sanmar [...]

2019-03-13T12:27:05+00:00News|

Rimorchiatori Napoletani visited Sanmar Shipyard, Tuzla for inspection of their ordered vessels

Italian operator, Rimorchiatori Napoletani ordered two Sirapinar Class tugs in early May, 2017. This week, Mr. Gianni Andrea de Domenico (Chairman) and Mr. Carmine Malvone (Technical Officer) visited Sanmar Shipyard in Turkey to check construction, quality, planning  and procurement process of the vessels. After the technical meetings and on site inspection, Mr. Gianni Andrea [...]

2019-03-13T12:27:48+00:00News|

Highly successful Bogacay series continues to impress with owners

UK towage company Targe Towing Limited (established 1991) recently signed a contract with leading tug builder Sanmar Shipyards for a Bogacay Class tug. Managing Director of Targe, Mr. Tom Woolley, commented “We at delighted to be working with Sanmar on this project. The Bogacay Class represents a tug that perfectly matches our operational needs as [...]

2019-03-13T12:28:30+00:00News|
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