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Tugboats for charter

As specialist shipbrokers, we have access to a wide range of tugboats for you to charter.

Tugs have been used for almost as long as goods have been transported by sea, progressing from oar-powered, through steam, to today’s diesel, hybrid and liquefied natural gas (LNG) units.

‘Tug’ itself comes from the very first purpose-built towing vessel to work on the Clyde, named ‘Tug’. There are now over 10,000 tugs registered with Class Societies worldwide, including these specific types:

  • Harbour (or ship-assist) tugs
  • Terminal tugs
  • River tugs
  • Seagoing (coastal) tugs
  • Ocean-going tugs
  • Emergency towing vessels (ETVs)
  • Anchor-handling tugs (AHTs)
  • Shoalbusters

Some tugboats are designed purely for one of the above purposes, while others are ‘multi-role’; many are used in the offshore construction industry.

See Tugboats for charter
Folio #: TU032C
Location: NW Europe
Damen Shoalbuster 2409 Available for charter opportunities in NW Euope
tug for charter
Build Date:
1997
Class:
BV
Dims (L x B x Dr.) (m):
24.8 x 9 x 2.2
Deck Load (t/m2):
Main Engines:
2 x Caterpillar 3412
Power (bhp):
1,360
Bollard Pull (t):
18.5
Crane:
5.4t @10m
Winches:
Ridderinkhof TW-H-400-95 Split Drum
Fuel Cap. (m3):
59
Folio #: TU031C
Location: NW Europe
Coastal Vanguard / Damen Shoalbuster 3209 available for charter opportunities/ 50tbp
Shoalbuster tugboat
Build Date:
2010
Class:
BV
Dims (L x B x Dr.) (m):
32.27 9.35 x 3.3
Deck Load (t/m2):
15
Main Engines:
2 x Caterpillar 3512B
Power (bhp):
3,298
Bollard Pull (t):
50
Crane:
140t
Winches:
150t holding force
Fuel Cap. (m3):
198
Folio #: TU030C
Location: NW Europe
Damen ASD for bareboat charter / 52 tbp
ASD tug in action
Build Date:
2015
Class:
BV
Dims (L x B x Dr.) (m):
22.7 x 10.4 x 4.4
Deck Load (t/m2):
Main Engines:
2 x Caterpillar
Power (bhp):
4,023
Propulsion:
Azimuth stern-drive
Bollard Pull (t):
52
Fire Fighting:
Winches:
1 x DMT winch Fwd
Folio #: TU029C
Location: East Africa
AHT tug for charter / 50tbp / 4,200 BHP
red anchor handling tug towing vessel
Build Date:
2008
Class:
BV
Dims (L x B x Dr.) (m):
40 x 11.8 x 3.8m
Deck Load (t/m2):
Main Engines:
2 x Caterpillar
Power (bhp):
4,200
Bollard Pull (t):
50
Fuel Cap. (m3):
Winches:
Double Drum Winch
Crane:
Folio #: TU015C
Location: Europe
AHT – ASD tug for charter / 50tbp
AHT – ASD tug for charter / 50tbp
Build Date:
1998
Class:
RINA
Dims (L x B x Dr.) (m):
30x9.85x4.7
Deck Load (t/m2):
Main Engines:
2 x MaK
Power (bhp):
4078
Propulsion:
ASD Tug
Bollard Pull (t):
50
Fire Fighting:
Winches:
Folio #: TU022C
Location: North Europe
Harbour tug for charter / Damen Stantug 21tbp
Harbour tug for charter / Damen Stantug 21tbp
Build Date:
2004
Class:
BV
Dims (L x B x Dr.) (m):
19.5x6.04x2.59
Main Engines:
2 x CAT
Power (bhp):
1440
Bollard Pull (t):
20.8
Fuel Cap. (m3):
Winches:
DP/Bow Thruster:
Accommodation:
Folio #: TU028C
Location: Europe
Seagoing twin screw tug for charter / 52tbp / built UK
twin screw tugboat
Build Date:
1977
Class:
BV Deep Sea
Dims (L x B x Dr.) (m):
35 x 10.5 x 5.2
Main Engines:
2 x Ruston
Power (bhp):
3,475
Bollard Pull (t):
52
Fuel Cap. (m3):
190
Winches:
Single drum (1,000m x 48mm towing wire)
DP/Bow Thruster:
Accommodation:
10 persons

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