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