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 [...]



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 [...]



Sanmar Shipyards proudly announce the delivery of “DELICAY VI” to the Genoese group “Rimorchiatori Riuniti”. She is re-named as “ITALIA”. Sanmar had delivered a RAmparts 2400SX Class ASD Tug to the same group back in 2014 and that tug has been re-named as “TURCHIA” which is currently giving towage service in the port of [...]


First Sanmar Delivery to SAAM Towage

Sanmar Shipyards proudly announce the delivery of “BOGACAY XXXI” a 2018 built RAmparts 2400-SX Class ASD Tug to SAAM’s Towage fleet in Panama. She is re-named as “SAAM VALPARAISO”. Principal dimensions are 24.40m x 11.25m. She can achieve 70 tonnes of bollard pull by means of 2 x CAT 3516C engines developing a total [...]

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