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Thursday, February 8, 2024
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Maersk Launches Demerger of Svitzer Towage Business

Maersk has announced plans to spin-off its towage business as the Danish shipping conglomerate continues its transition towards becoming an integrated

February 8, 2024
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Thursday, August 17, 2023
A preliminary illustration of Svitzer's methanol hybrid fuel cell (MHFC) tug. Image courtesy Svitzer/Robert Allan
Environment

Svitzer Moves to Design Phase in Methanol Hybrid Fuel Cell Tug Project

Towage operator Svitzer has launched the second phase of its project to design the world’s first methanol hybrid fuel cell tug, with the aim of

August 17, 2023
Total Views: 1397

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Svitzer Reaches Agreement in Principle with Australian Unions
Shipping

Svitzer Reaches Agreement in Principle with Australian Unions

Svitzer Australia, a subsidiary of Danish shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller Maersk, has announced an agreement in principle with Australia’s maritime

June 1, 2023
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Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Svitzer and Caterpillar Partner to Put Dual Fuel Methanol Engines in Tugs
Environment

Svitzer and Caterpillar Partner to Put Dual Fuel Methanol Engines in Tugs

Caterpillar Marine and Svitzer, a global towage operator and unit of AP Moller – Maersk, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support

April 18, 2023
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Monday, February 20, 2023
UK Court Fines Svitzer Marine Over Tug Crewman’s Death
Accidents

UK Court Fines Svitzer Marine Over Tug Crewman’s Death

A UK court has fined Svitzer Marine £2 million (US $2.41 million) over unsafe working practices that led to the death of a tug crewman. Svitzer Marine pleaded

February 20, 2023
Total Views: 3401

Sunday, November 27, 2022
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Ports

Australia’s Port Dispute Shows A Labor System Full Of Holes

With a settlement not really any closer, the Svitzer dispute demonstrates the failure of the Fair Work Act to provide a safety valve to resolve intractable

November 27, 2022
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Thursday, November 17, 2022
Svitzer Ordered to Scrap Harbor Tug Worker Lockout in Australia
Ports

Svitzer Ordered to Scrap Harbor Tug Worker Lockout in Australia

Australia’s Fair Work Commission has ruled that Svitzer Australia, a subsidiary of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, must scrap its plans for a

November 17, 2022
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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Harbor Tug Lockout Threatens ‘Nationwide Port Shutdown’ in Australia
Shipping

Harbor Tug Lockout Threatens ‘Nationwide Port Shutdown’ in Australia

Maritime union says Svitzer bosses are refusing to withdraw lockout that will bring Australian ports to a near standstill The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)

November 16, 2022
Total Views: 3691

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Svitzer Planning Lockout of Australian Harbor Tug Crews in Dispute with Unions
Ports

Svitzer Planning Lockout of Australian Harbor Tug Crews in Dispute with Unions

Towage operator Svitzer, an A.P. Moller-Maersk subsidiary, has announced an indefinite lockout of Australian harbor tug crews over an industrial labor dispute

November 15, 2022
Total Views: 2747

Monday, October 24, 2022
Svitzer Americas Expands Fleet with Two New Tugs and a Workboat
Shipping

Svitzer Americas Expands Fleet with Two New Tugs and a Workboat

Leading towage provider Svitzer, part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, will take delivery of two new ASD tugboats and one workboat as it further modernizes and expands

October 24, 2022
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Thursday, August 25, 2022
Svitzer Looks to Slowing Tugs to Help Lower Emissions
Environment

Svitzer Looks to Slowing Tugs to Help Lower Emissions

Global towage operator Svitzer, part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, is launching a new global initiative that will limit the speed of its tugs in order help reduce

August 25, 2022
Total Views: 948

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Svitzer harbor tug
Environment

Maersk’s Towage Operator Svitzer Sets Carbon Neutral by 2040 Goal

A.P. Moller-Maersk’s towage operator Svitzer has announced its plan to become full carbon neutral by 2040. Svitzer’s decarbonization strategy will

June 1, 2022
Total Views: 590

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
svitzer tugs assisting ever given
Shipping

Svitzer Sending Two More Tugs to the Suez Canal

A.P. Moller – Maersk’s towage operator Svitzer will send two additional tugs to the Suez Canal after extending its contract with the Suez Canal

January 25, 2022
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Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Svitzer harbor tug
Shipping

Maersk and Svitzer to Develop Fuel Cell Tug Powered by Green Methanol

Towing operator Svitzer has signed an agreement with Robert Allan, a leading naval architect company, to design the world’s first fuel cell tug for harbor

November 9, 2021
Total Views: 2321

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Svitzer Europe strengthens service in Northern England with acquisition of new tug
Press Releases

Svitzer Europe strengthens service in Northern England with acquisition of new tug

Named after a crew member’s daughter, Svitzer Eleanor will reinforce the company’s operations in Northern England, becoming the eighth Svitzer tug

November 2, 2021
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Monday, August 16, 2021
svitzer tugs assisting ever given
Shipping

Two Additional Svitzer Tugs to Join Suez Canal Fleet

Global towage provider Svitzer has extended its contract with the Suez Canal Authority to include two additional tugs, providing the waterway with additional

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 2704

Monday, March 29, 2021
svitzer tugs assisting ever given
Press Releases

Svitzer highlights multilateral collaboration that ensured refloating of Ever Given in Suez Canal

Two Svitzer tugs, Port Said 1 and Port Said 2, supported recent refloating of Ever Given COPENHAGEN, 29 March 2021 (Svitzer Press Release): Leading global

March 29, 2021
Total Views: 2121

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Partnership Planning Remote-Controlled Tugboat for Port of Copenhagen
Shipping

Partnership Planning Remote-Controlled Tugboat for Port of Copenhagen

A agreement has been signed to develop the world’s first fully remote-controlled tug to operate at the Port of Copenhagen. The deal was signed between

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 2636

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

March 18, 2019
Total Views: 345

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
World’s First Remotely-Controlled Commercial Vessel Put to the Test in Copenhagen
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

June 20, 2017
Total Views: 328
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