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B.C. Tugboat News

Seaspan Shipyards launches immersive visualization platform

HoloShip facility will be an engine for technology innovation as Seaspan and Canadian marine sector evolve to digital ship environment throughout vessel lifecycle. Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) has launched its new HoloShip facility, an immersive visualization system...

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Permanent tugboats for the North Sea, Baltic Sea, and the Elbe

Permanent tugboats for the North Sea, Baltic Sea, and the Elbe

ARGE Küstenschutz, which is part of the Fairplay Towage Group, won a total of three tenders by the Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration (Wasserstraßen- und Schifffahrtsverwaltung des Bundes, WSV) in March. The emergency tugboats “Nordic” for the German Bight...

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Med Marine Delivers ‘Svitzer Port Said 3’ to Svitzer

Med Marine Delivers ‘Svitzer Port Said 3’ to Svitzer

On April 22nd, Med Marine delivered the first MED-A2885 of the 2 newbuildings that Med Marine and Maersk’s leading towage provider Svitzer signed a contract over back in February 2022. Both vessels are Robert Allan Ltd-designed RAstar 2800 tugs with firefighting and...

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