China’s 1st all-electric tugboat enters service

China’s first fully-electric tug built by Lianyungang Port Holding Group was delivered for test operation in Lianyungang, Jiangsu. The ship named Yungang Electric Tug No. 1 features a total length of 35.5 meters, a width of 10 meters, a full-load … Read More

Schottel propulsion picked for one of world’s greenest tugboat fleets

German propulsion manufacturer Schottel has secured a contract to deliver main propulsion units for five low-emission tugs ordered by Canada’s marine transportation company Haisea Marine. As disclosed, the company will deliver a total of ten rudder propellers and two transverse … Read More

NYK tests again remote navigation of tugboat

Japanese shipping major Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and its group companies MTI Co. Ltd., Keihin Dock Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine Science Inc. (JMS) have completed a second test of the remote navigation of a tugboat as part of the … Read More