Hans van der Ster

17/08/2018

Fitting blessing for new tug Kīnaki

With a perfectly timed swing of the bottle, a shower of champagne, and a celebratory cheer, Port Taranaki’s new tug was officially named Kīnaki today. “I name […]
17/08/2018

Trials under way of Sanmar’s latest advance

Sea trials have been taking place off the Turkish coast of the first two examples of Sanmar’s latest development, the Bigacay Series of ASDs, designed exclusively […]
14/08/2018

J. Johannsen & Sohn takes delivery of newbuilding ASD tugboat CLAUS with 75 t bollard pull

On 1st August 2018 Luebeck based German tug owners J. Johannsen & Sohn have taken over a newbuilding from Turkish Shipyard Med Marine in Eregli. Named […]
14/08/2018

MED MARINE delivers a 24m ASD Tug from Turkey to Estonia

Estonian towage company, Alfons Håkans has acquired a 24m ASD class tug from Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine. The vessel is a Robert Allan design 24/45 Class […]