Towage News

Boskalis Raises Full-Year Core Profit Guidance

May 12, 2022

Dutch dredging and marine services firm Boskalis raised its full-year core profit forecast on Thursday, pointing to a well-filled order book and favorable market outlook in the short and medium-term.Boskalis, which also offers services and contracting…

Repsol Awards Seismic Survey to Shearwater

Dec 18, 2019

Norwegian survey contractor Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS announced the award of hybrid node and towed streamer seismic survey by Repsol Oil & Gas Malaysia Limited.The survey is scheduled for Q1 2020 and is expected to take 2 months to complete…

2nd Stage Of Pipe Laying in Absheron Field Over

Sep 10, 2019

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CSJC (ASCO) announced that its vessels - Suleiman Vazirov and Yarenga - have completed the second stage of pipe laying work in the Absheron gas and condensate field located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea…

Østensjø Rederi Bags New Contracts

Nov 27, 2018

Norway-based international provider of marine services in the offshore and towage sectors Østensjø Rederi has been awarded a contract by a major European energy company for operation in the renewable sector.The contract commenced in November…

Njord A disconnected, towed to shore

Aug 31, 2016

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering successfully led the disconnection and towing operations of the Njord A semisubmersible floating production platform from the Njord field. The Njord A platform arrived safely in Klosterfjorden on the 23 August…

Smit Lamnalco acquires PBTA

Dec 12, 2014

Smit Lamnalco is acquiring Pacific Basin's (PB) entire shareholding in PB Towage Australia (PBTA). The deal includes all of PB’s harbor towage operations and 16 harbor tugs, one harbor tug and one barge. The deal is expected to complete…

Aibel grabs Goliat contract

Nov 03, 2014

Eni Norge has awarded Aibel a contract for the hook-up and commissioning of its Goliat field. The contract includes preparations prior to towing the FPSO offshore, miscellaneous offshore hook-up activities, and assistance during final commissioning and start-up of the Goliat field…

Boskalis, SAAM establish American towing JV

Jul 02, 2014

Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and SAAM SA have created a joint harbor towage operation in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM SA…

West Ariel jackup rig towed to Singapore

Jun 25, 2014

Fairmount Marine announced that the Fairmount Summit tug has towed jackup rig West Ariel safely from Vung Tau, Vietnam, to Singapore. The towage over a distance of 1305mi. was performed in seven days with an average speed of 4 knots. The West Ariel…

Atlantic Towing gets Canadian contract for PSVs

May 20, 2014

Atlantic Towing has been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia for four new platform supply vessels operating out of St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. The 10-year contract also includes 15 years of options at the Charterers' discretion…

Signet buys Harvey Gulf tow fleet

May 16, 2014

New Orleans-based Harvey Gulf International Marine Inc. has sold its towing division to Houston-headquartered Signet Maritime Corp. Through the deal, Signet will acquire eight offshore towing vessels (OTVs) ranging in size from 75 metric tonne (t) to 153t bollard pull…

BorWin beta topsides installed, German North Sea

May 03, 2014

OVERDICK announced that the BorWin beta topsides has been successfully installed in the German sector of the North Sea, about 53nm NNW of the island of Borkum. The step marks the completion of the most critical phase in the offshore campaign…

Sevan Louisiana arrives in Curaçao

Apr 14, 2014

Fairmount Marine announced on 14 April 2014 that its tug Fairmount Sherpa has safely towed the semisubmersible drilling rig Sevan Louisiana from Singapore to Curaçao. During the 11,500mi. voyage via the Cape of Good Hope, stops were made in Port Louis (Mauritius)…

Crowley tugs deliver Tubular Bells topside to MC 725

Mar 28, 2014

On the heels of the recent successful delivery of offshore production facility Jack/St. Malo, Crowley Maritime has again supported the domestic petroleum industry by providing ocean towing services for the Tubular Bells topside in the Gulf of Mexico for Saipem…

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