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Sanmar Adds “IYIDERE” to Its Portfolio

A RAmbler 1200 Class Line Handling Launch Targe Towing from UK have ordered two Robert Allan RAmbler 1200 multi-purpose mini tugs based on the successful twin screw RA 1600 design.  These vessels with have a designed bollard pull of 6 tonnes, a speed of 9.5 knots and be able to carry 12 passengers internally. [...]


Out with the Old, In with the New

Whilst Sanmar can always celebrate the importance of its early tug designs as integral to its success, the past has inevitably to make way for the future. Progress is not inevitable, it is up to us to create it and often, progress is not to be found in enhancing what is, but advancing toward [...]


Another First for Sanmar Enhances Services in Izmit Bay

The world’s first Advanced Variable Drive (AVDTM) tugboat with its unique application of hydro-mechanical hybrid propulsion in the marine segment, Bogacay XXXVIII continues to provide towage services across a broad range of customers in Izmit Bay. Since her introduction into the Sanmar operated fleet on [25.02.2020], following its auspicious commissioning ceremony in [11.01.2020] at [...]


Bring The Boys Back Home

COVID-19 measures are strictly applied all around the world: flights cancelled or restricted, same applies for the borders. However, Sanmar Shipyards chartered a private jet to bring home its own crew upon successful delivery of another RAmparts 2400SX Class ASD Tug to INEOS FPS in Scotland. The chartered jet landed in Antalya, a major [...]



We have taken a variety of measures in our facility and among our stakeholders in order to mitigate the situation, involving and not limited to: Issuing communication throughout the company, providing information on the virus, and the ways to protect ourselves, our colleagues and our families, Placing hand disinfectants in various [...]


Odin of Scapa Launched

The first of the Orkney Islands Council two new tugs – Odin of Scapa – was launched last month (February) at the Sanmar Shipyard at Altinova in Turkey. The launch was on schedule and the programme is currently within budget. Following a period of final fitting out, equipment commissioning and then sea trials the [...]

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