Focus on Tug and Salvage Operations

Focus on Tug and Salvage Operations


Baird Maritime continues its monthly focused coverage of developments in the world of tugs and salvage operations. These two key segments of the maritime industry deserve mention as they are continually evolving to address a growing number of requirements from a growing number of customers around the globe.

Tugs • Towboats • Pusher Tugs • ATBs • Salvage • Autonomy • Marine Environment

This month’s highlighted vessels represent a small but diverse sample of the newbuild deliveries within these two segments that feature regularly on our pages. Two tugs are Canadian-designed, Turkish-built vessels for customers in Chile and Kenya. One is a Chinese-built inland tug whose area of operations encompasses the Yangtze river. Lastly, a new pushboat has been placed into service by a US operator along the ever busy Mississippi River.

The tug and salvage world is steadily growing, and readers are assured that Baird Maritime will continue to feature new developments within these segments over the coming days.

Vessel Reviews:

News and Gear:

Recent Important Features:

AWARDS 2021 | Best Ocean Tug – Saam Acaxual – Robert Allan Ltd & Uzmar Shipyard

– “These remarkable vessels have everything needed in the way of deck equipment, electronics, firefighting equipment, and safety gear to perform every imaginable role required of modern tugs.”

AWARDS 2021 | Best Lineboat – Gannet – Robert Allan Ltd & Sanmar Shipyards

– “The challenge was to build a tug with that size, but with a greater number of roles compared to a simple mooring boat.”

AWARDS 2021 | Best Ice-Class Tug – Selene – Robert Allan Ltd & Sanmar Shipyards

– “One of these requirements was to have good seakeeping and performance in open water and at the same time the best possible icebreaking capability.”

AWARDS 2021 | Best Small Harbour Tug – Le Moros – Piriou

– “The tug is capable of towing operations whether from the rear or alongside, pushing operations, and deep-sea towing from the rear.”

Remember to come back every day to see the latest news, opinion and vessel reviews!

Call for content!

Any news or views about the global tug and salvage sectors? Send it through to [email protected] ASAP (between now and May 27), so we can add it to this current edition of Tug and Salvage Week!

We are after:

  • Vessels – Orders, new deliveries, under construction
  • Gear – Latest innovations and technology in the tug and salvage sector
  • Interviews – Owners, operators, builders, designers, etc.
  • Reminiscences – Do you have any exciting, amusing or downright dangerous anecdotes from your time in the tug and salvage world? (example here)
  • Other – Any other relevant news

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