Tugboat in Bay Houston livery

Master Boat Builders lays keels of first of four ASD tugs

Coden, Ala., based shipbuilder Master Boat Builders has laid the keels of the first two of a quartet of 85-foot, Robert Allan Ltd. RApport ASD tugs that it has on order for

Sanmar-Corvus signing ceremony

Corvus and Sanmar sign MoU

Corvus Energy and Sanmar Shipyards have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at developing a range of zero-emission and hybrid tugs based on Robert Allan Ltd designs and with bollard pulls

Steerprop thruster selected for Uzmar tugs

Uzmar opts for Steerprop thrusters for three tug newbuilds

Turkey’s Uzmar Shipyards has selected Steerprop SP 20 WD azimuth propulsion units, each rated at 1,610 kW, for a series of three Robert Allan Ltd. designed RAmparts 2300_UZM tugs. Each tug will

Multipurpose vessel at sea

VIDEO: Kuwait Oil takes delivery of multipurpose spill responder

Recently delivered to Kuwait Oil Company by Uzmar Shipyard, the 60-meter RAmpage 6000-ZM vessel Koc Al Zour, is the largest Robert Allan Ltd. design ever built in Turkey. She is designed and

compact red tugboat

Compact new Crowley tug is clean and powerful

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s ship assist and harbor escort services group has taken delivery of Apollo, a powerful and maneuverable 78-foot long tugboat that delivers an estimated 94 tons of bollard pull and

Red escort tug

Wärtsilä to power HaiSea Marine LNG-fueled escort tugs

The pair of dual-fuel 95-ton bollard pull escort tugs ordered by HaiSea Marine at Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyards will feature Wärtsilä engines and LNG fuel gas supply systems. The Robert Allan Ltd RAstar

Red escort tug

Turkish yard wins contract for LNG Canada tugs

Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyards has won the contract to build the fleet of three battery-electric harbor tugs and two LNG dual fuel escort tugs that Haisea Marine Services will operate at the LNG

Crowley has the first fully electric U.S. tugboat with autonomous technology

Getting to zero is getting real

GM is to phase out gasoline and diesel powered cars by 2035—and California could ban gas-fueled leaf blowers and lawnmowers by 2024. Developments like that are a reminder that moves to make

Brazilian yard starts work on diesel/battery pushboats

A new fleet of innovative diesel/battery electric pushboats for Hidrovias do Brasil S.A. has begun at the Belov Engenharia shipyard, in Salvador, Brazil. The vessel are being built to a design from

Tug boat with black hull and cream-color superstructure

Svitzer to deploy two new ice-class tugs in Scandinavia region

Copenhagen-headquartered towage operator Svitzer Europe has taken delivery of the first of two new specially designed icebreaking tugs that will support its operations in Scandinavia. After mobilizing from Turkey’s Med Marine shipyard