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Fleetlist

Horses for courses


Towage is all about combined forces. We need to push and pull. We need power and control. It is important to innovate, but also trust on proven technology. Our tugs are powered by horsepower, but above all powered by people. Experienced crew and young talents. There is no leadership without expertise. No tug without qualified crew.


Our versatile fleet of around 81 powerful tugs, operating in Europe, demonstrates our commitment to our customers’ needs and local authorities. As we choose the right tug for the right port, we operate several tug types, like Stern-drive tugs, Z-peller tugs, Voith Schneider, Rotortugs and hybrid (Rotor)tugs.


Our powerful fleet stands for

5,500 tons

of combined bollard pull

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COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

 

HYBRID TUGS

Our most tangible commitment to the environment and emissions reduction are our three hybrid tug boats VB Kracht, RT Evolution and RT Emotion. Thanks to their batteries and electric motors, these tugs are sailing very efficiently and eco-friendly, delivering fuel-savings and optimizing working conditions for the crew.

 

IMO TIER-III

In January 2020, we became the world's first towage provider to successfully retrofit the tugboat Union Koala to comply with Tier III standards. In December 2020, two newbuild Damen tugs VB Bolero and VB Rumba, both complying with IMO TIER III regulations have been added to the fleet.

 


> 70 – 100 tons
Bollard pull


Bremen Fighter | Offshore

VB Cheetah

VB Panther

VB Tiger

VB Geeste

VB Hunte

Union Eagle

Union Hawk

VB Emoe

VB Kiwi

RT Peter

RT Rob

RT Ambition

VB Kracht | Hybrid

RT Emotion | Hybrid

RT Evolution | Hybrid

VB Bolero | TIER III

VB Rumba | TIER III

SD Dolphin

Rotterdam

Southampton

RT Innovation

RT Pioneer

VB Jade

VB Weser

VB Resolut

VB Perfect

VB Prompt

VB Rasant

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> 60 - 70 tons
BOLLARD PULL


ZP Bear

ZP Bison

ZP Boxer

ZP Bulldog

Beagle

Buffalo

Union Amber

Union Grizzly

Union Jade

Union Koala | TIER III

Union Kodiak

Union Panda

Union Cora

Union Emerald

Union Ruby

SD Seal

SD Shark

SD Stingray

Union Pearl

VB Bremen

VB Seine

SD Rover

VB Elbe

SD Rebel

VB Ebro

VB Hudson

VB Schelde

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36 - 60 tons
Bollard pull

 

VB Donau

VB Barbados

VB Wilhelmshaven

VB België

VB Furie

Lieven Gevaert

Union 5

Union 6

Union 11

Thamesbank

Texelbank

Union 7

Union 8

VB Sandon

Zeebrugge

Braakman

Terneuzen

St. Annastrand

VB Brake

VB Blexen

VB Berne

VB Blumenthal

VB Rechtenfleth

VB Rönnebeck

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Specifications RT Pioneer

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9190614

Tonnes bollard pull

84/82 ton

Beam

12 m

Length

31,63 m

Draft

5,90 m

Air Draft

21 m

Specifications VB Jade

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

9212278

Tonnes bollard pull

75 tonnes

Beam

12.50 m

Length

33.50 m

Draft

5.87 m

Specifications Rotterdam

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9816658

Tonnes bollard pull

80+ tons

Beam

13.2 m

Length

29.1 m

Draft

5.5 m

Specifications Southampton

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9816672

Tonnes bollard pull

80+ tons

Beam

13.2 m

Length

29.1 m

Draft

5.5 m

Air Draft

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Specifications VB Weser

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

9207687

Tonnes bollard pull

75 tons

Beam

12.5 m

Length

33.5 m

Draft

5.87 m

Specifications VB Resolut

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9684768

Tonnes bollard pull

74 tons

Beam

11.3 m

Length

24.5 m

Draft

5.54 m

Specifications VB Perfect

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9684756

Tonnes bollard pull

72

Beam

11.3 m

Length

24.5 m

Draft

5.54

Specifications VB Prompt

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9647409

Tonnes bollard pull

71 tons

Beam

11.3 m

Length

24.5 m

Draft

5.5 m

Specifications VB Rasant

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9763241

Tonnes bollard pull

71 tons

Beam

11.3 m

Length

24.5 m

Draft

5.5 m

Specifications Beagle

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Propulsion system
  • Z-Peller
IMO Number

9816359

Tonnes bollard pull

70 tons

Beam

12.60 m

Length

24.74 m

Draft

6.45 m

Air Draft

13.25 m

Specifications Buffalo

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Propulsion system
  • Z-Peller
IMO Number

9816347

Tonnes bollard pull

72 tons

Beam

12.63 m

Length

25 m

Draft

5.95 / 6.45 m

Air Draft

13.25 m

Specifications ZP Bear

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Propulsion system
  • Z-Peller
IMO Number

9701982

Tonnes bollard pull

70 tons

Beam

12 ,00 / 12,63 m

Length

24, 74 /22,22 m

Draft

5,95 / 6,45 m

Air Draft

13,25 m

Specifications ZP Bison

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Propulsion system
  • Z-Peller
IMO Number

9701994

Tonnes bollard pull

70 tons

Beam

12 ,00 / 12,63 m

Length

24, 74 /22,22 m

Draft

5,95 / 6,45 m

Air Draft

13,25 m

Specifications ZP Boxer

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Propulsion system
  • Z-Peller
IMO Number

9597355

Tonnes bollard pull

70 tons

Beam

12 ,00 / 12,63 m

Length

24, 74 /22,22 m

Draft

5,95 / 6,45 m

Air Draft

13,25 m

Specifications ZP Bulldog

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Propulsion system
  • Z-Peller
IMO Number

9597367

Tonnes bollard pull

70 tons

Beam

12 ,00 / 12,63 m

Length

24, 74 /22,22 m

Draft

5,95 / 6,45 m

Air Draft

13,25 m

Specifications Union Coral

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9314260

Tonnes bollard pull

66 tons

Beam

11 m

Length

33 m

Draft

5.6 m

Air Draft

19 m

Specifications Union Koala

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive TIER III
IMO Number

9502714

Tonnes bollard pull

64 tons

Beam

12.2 m

Length

32.3 m

Draft

5.6 m

Air Draft

17.5 m

Specifications Union Panda

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9502697

Tonnes bollard pull

64 tons

Beam

12.2 m

Length

32.3 m

Draft

5.6 m

Air Draft

17.5 m

Specifications Union Pearl

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9314272

Tonnes bollard pull

66 tons

Beam

11 m

Length

33 m

Draft

4.4 m

Air Draft

19 m

Specifications VB Bremen

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9211212

Tonnes bollard pull

60 tons

Beam

11 m

Length

32.5 m

Draft

5.5 m