Monday, March 18, 2019
svitzer all-female crew
Maritime News

Svitzer Employs First All-Female Crew in Dominican Republic

Global towage operator Svitzer has hired the first 100% female crew for one of its tugs in the Dominican Republic. The vessel, the 70-ton bollard pull Svitzer Monte Cristi, provides...

March 18, 2019
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Interesting

World’s First Remotely-Controlled Commercial Vessel Put to the Test in Copenhagen

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have demonstrated what is believed to be the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel, Svitzer Hermod, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Rolls-Royce said Tuesday.  During the...

June 20, 2017
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
News

Svitzer Doubles Brazilian-Flag Tug Fleet

Towage company Svitzer has announced plans to more than double its fleet of Brazilian-flagged tugs in 2017, the company said Wednesday. The company also announced it will be starting a...

January 25, 2017
Total Views: 14

Friday, June 3, 2016
Maritime News

Salvage Firm Ardent Reports Solid First Year After Titan-Svitzer Merger

One year after the salvage firms Titan and Svitzer joined forces under the new brand Ardent, the combined company can report that, all things considered, the first year in business...

June 3, 2016
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Monday, April 11, 2016
News

Svitzer Enters Port of Montreal

Svitzer, the towage unit of A.P. Moller-Maersk, will be expanding in Canada as the company announced that it has established a harbor towage service in the Port of Montreal in...

April 11, 2016
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Sunday, April 3, 2016
ATD Tugs 2412
Maritime News

Svitzer Modernizes Fleet With Four Damen Tractor Tugs

Svitzer selected Damen Shipyards to provide four ATD 2412 tugs as part of its ongoing fleet renewal program. The four new tugs are of Damen’s 24-metre Azimuth Tractor Drive (ATD)...

April 3, 2016
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Maritime News

Svitzer Orders Six Tugs at Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyard

  Svitzer has signed a newbuilding contract with Sanmar Shipyard in Turkey for the construction of six terminal tugs to fulfill new contracts in various markets, the company said Wednesday.  Delivery...

August 26, 2015
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
News

Svitzer Returns to Damen for Large Vessel Towing and Escort Tugs

  Leading international towage company Svitzer has returned to Damen Shipyards for two more 80 ton ton bollard pull tugs for large vessel escort and towing operations on the River...

June 25, 2015
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Accidents

Titan Salvage, Svitzer Salvage to Merge Under New Company

Crowley Maritime Corp. and Svitzer have agreed to merge their salvage divisions to create a new company named “Ardent.” The company will be equally owned by Crowley and Svitzer, and...

April 21, 2015
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Friday, March 6, 2015
Accidents

Lysblink Seaways Arrives Safely in Greenock for Repairs

The stricken MV Lysblink Seaways is now safely berthed at Clydeport's Great Harbour in Greenock, Scotland following a 150-mile tow from the Sound of Mull.

March 6, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Accidents

‘Lysblink Seaways’ Under Tow to Greenock, Scotland

The tow of the stricken MV Lysblink Seaways commenced Wednesday exactly two weeks after the ship ran aground along with western coast of Scotland.

March 4, 2015
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Accidents

Lysblink Seaways Tow Expected Wednesday

The MV Lysblink Seaways is expected to be towed to a repair facility in Greenock, Scotland as early as Wednesday where it will undergo repairs to fix damage from its grounding...

March 3, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
Accidents

Lysblink Seaways Salvage Continues in Scotland

The DFDS cargo ship MV Lysblink Seaways remains at anchor not far from where it ran aground in northern Scotland last week as salvage work continues.

February 27, 2015
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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Lysblink Seaways
News

Svitzer Salvage Team Inspects Grounded DFDS Cargo Ship

The U.K Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reports the grounded DFDS cargo ship Lysblink Seaway has spilled an undefined quantity of diesel oil from it’s starboard side.  The MCA says an...

February 19, 2015
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Accidents

Hoegh Osaka Towed to Port of Southampton – UPDATE

Update: The Hoegh Osaka has been safely berthed at 101 Berth at Western Docks Southampton. Earlier: The Hoegh Osaka car carrier has departed the Alpha Anchorage in the Solent and is...

January 22, 2015
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Accidents

Hoegh Osaka Salvage Makes Progress – UPDATE

Tuesday Update: The list of the vessel has decreased to 37 degrees as of Monday night as salvors continue to pump more clean water from the lower car decks. The...

January 20, 2015
Total Views: 14

Monday, January 12, 2015
Accidents

Severe Weather Continues to Hamper Hoegh Osaka Salvage

Severe weather continues to be a problem for salvors of the Hoegh Osaka car carrier in the Solent.

January 12, 2015
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Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Accidents

Hoegh Osaka Self-Floated at High Tide

Thursday Update: Hoegh Osaka Stable at Anchorage, Salvage Work Continues Previous: The grounded Hoegh Osaka car carrier self-floated from the sands of the Bramble Ban on Wednesday afternoon and is...

January 7, 2015
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Accidents

Hoegh Osaka Salvage: Wednesday’s Refloating Plans Scrapped [UPDATE]

Breaking: Hoegh Osaka Self Floated at High Tide Salvors of the grounded Hoegh Osaka car carrier in the Solent have decided not to attempt to refloat the vessel on Wednesday over the...

January 6, 2015
Total Views: 14

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Accidents

Svitzer, Titan Talking Salvage Tie-Up?

Titan Salvage and Svitzer are reported to be in preliminary discussions over a potential tie-up of their respective salvage businesses, according to a new report by Dow Jones News.

December 14, 2014
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