Friday, September 16, 2016
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Maritime News

BEAST Mode: New Long-Haul Tug ‘ALP Striker’ Delivers Huge 310 Ton Bollard Pull

The first of four new long-haul towing and anchor handling tugs for ALP Maritime has returned from sea trials where it achieved an impressive 309.6 tonne bollard pull during testing. The ALP...

September 16, 2016
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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – ALP’s Long Haul Towing Vessel ALP Striker

The first of four 300 ton bollard pull, ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessels for ALP Maritime Service has been named at the Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair, Japan where...

May 19, 2016
Total Views: 79

Monday, November 2, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Long-Haul Ocean Towing

On October 24th, the Netherlands-flagged ALP Centre successfully delivered the semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Equinox to Bergen, Norway almost four months after departing Geoje, South Korea. ALP Centre, with 300...

November 2, 2015
Total Views: 52

Monday, March 3, 2014
News

Boskalis Acquires Fairmount Marine to Expand Ocean Towing Services

Dutch marine services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced Monday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fairmount Marine and its affiliate Fairmount Ocean Towage Company, a global provider of long distance ocean towing, from the French group Louis Dreyfus Armateurs.

March 3, 2014
Total Views: 14

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Maritime News

Adrift Cargo Ship Rescued from Bay of Biscay

A broken down cargo ship has made it safely to the Port of Lorient after spending more than 12 hours adrift in heavy weather in the Bay of Biscay.

February 13, 2014
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Friday, November 1, 2013

Tandem Tow Goes South in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

The tow of two aging offshore supply vessels took a turn for the worse Thursday when the two vessels apparently started smashing into each other, causing one of the vessels to list into the other.

November 1, 2013
Total Views: 67

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Offshore News

Ship Photos of The Day – World’s First Offshore-Moored FSRU Delivered Offshore Livorno

The world's first offshore-moored floating, storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU), the FSRU Toscana, has been successfully delivered and permanently moored offshore Livorno, Italy, where it will be used as a terminal and export point for liquefied natural gas.

August 29, 2013
Total Views: 22

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Blog

Ship Photos of The Day – Fairmount Does It Again

Today’s ship photos come to us via Fairmount Marine, a company which at this point is becoming quite the SPOTD regular due to their large scale and, more importantly, successful ocean...

March 28, 2013
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Ship Photo of The Day – It’s Not All Broken Tows, All The Time

Today’s ship photo is to remind us that the vast majority of ocean towing operations go off without a hitch. It’s almost hard to believe considering headlines these days, but...

March 5, 2013
Total Views: 8