Operator buys second Sanmar tug to work at expanding Portuguese port

Sanmar has delivered the ASD tugboat Med Antares to MedTug SA, the towage company of the giant container shipping line MSC, where it will operate at the expanding port complex at Sines, Portugal. Based on the RAstar 2800 series design by Canadian naval architects Robert Allan Ltd, Med Antares is a state-of-the-art escort/offshore [...]


Sanmar delivers high-performance VSP tugboat

Sanmar has delivered a high-performance Voith Schneider Propeller (VSP) tractor tug designed for maximum efficiency when towing, harbour ship-handling and escorting large ships, to Trieste, Italy-headquartered operator TRIPMARE. Re-named EITAN by its new owners, the tug is based on the innovative exclusive-to-Sanmar VectRA AVT 3000 design from Canadian naval architects Robert Allan Ltd. [...]


Sanmar completes second of two unique custom-designed ice-breaking tugboats

Sanmar has completed the second of two unique high-performance ice-breaking tugboats custom-designed for Finland-based operator Alfons Håkans to operate all-year round in the harsh, often frozen, waters of the northern Baltic Sea. Known as TundRA ll while under construction at Sanmar’s state-of-the-art Altinova Shipyard in Turkey, the tug has been named Helios by its [...]

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