Smit Lamnalco Expands Australian Operations Through Major Acquisition

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced today that its subsidiary Smit Lamnalco will be expanding its presence in Australia through the acquisition of PB Towage from dry bulk shipper Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd. PB Towage is Australia's second-largest tug operator and as a result of this acquisition, Smit Lamnalco will acquire 17 harbor tugs and one barge bringing its total … [Read more...]

SPOTD: SMIT Lamnalco’s Newest Tug Arrives in the NAG

Damen Shipyards announced today that their client, Smit Lamnalco has taken delivery of the SL Kiwi, a 22-meter long, STu 2008-type tugboat.  This 39.4 ton bollard pull-rated tug will join her sister ship SL Kittiwake in the northern Persian (Arabian) Gulf in support of Single Point Mooring operations. Built at Damen’s facilities in Gorinchem (the Netherlands), the SL Kiwi … [Read more...]

Total Gabon Executes 5-Year Contract for Smit Lamnalco Tugs

The Damen Shipyards Galati-built tugs, SL Gabon and SL Libreville, were welcomed to the SMIT Lamnalco fleet at a ceremony at Port-Gentil, Gabon last week.   These new Stan 4011 tugs are now on a 5-year contract to provide support to Total's oilfields offshore Gabon and assist tanker operations at Cap Lopez, Port‐ Gentil onshore terminal. Among those attending the ceremony … [Read more...]

Smit Lamnalco Lands Major SPM O&M Contract in Iraq

AMSTERDAM--Dutch dredging and maritime services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (BOKA.AE) said Thursday that its Smit Lamnalco associate has been awarded a $35 million a year contract by Petrofac Ltd. (PFC.LN) to support Single Point Mooring operations for the Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP). The Single Point Mooring (SPM) contract covers operations … [Read more...]

SMIT Lamnalco contracts Damen for 3 Tugs

Today, Damen Shipyards Group and Smit Lamnalco have signed a contract for two newly designed ASD Tugs 3212 and a Stan Tug 2208. The signing ceremony took place at the Damen stand at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg (Germany). The Stu 2208 will be delivered mid-September from the stock of Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The two ASD 3212s will be delivered in the first week of October … [Read more...]