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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 in 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 a qualified crew.

 

Our versatile fleet of around 90 powerful tugs, operating in Europe and Offshore, 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

6,000 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. And in 2021, Boluda Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs, the “VB BOLERO, VB RUMBA, VB FLANDES, and VB SAMBA”, into service in the Port of Zeebrugge. These tugs are complying with the most recent IMO Tier-III emissions requirements and are certified with the highest fire-fighting standards.

Read more about our sustainable approach

> 70 – 100 tons
Bollard pull

 

VB Bremen Fighter | ETV

VB Cheetah

VB Panther

VB Tiger

VB Geeste

VB Hunte

VB Eagle | IMO TIER II

VB Hawk | IMO TIER II

VB Emoe

VB Kiwi | IMO TIER II

VB Peter

VB Rob

VB Ambition

VB Kracht | Hybrid-powered

VB Emotion | Hybrid-powered

VB Evolution | Hybrid-powered

VB Brent 

VB Ginger

VB Mars

VB Bolero | IMO TIER III

VB Rumba | IMO TIER III

VB Flandes | IMO TIER III

VB Samba | IMO TIER III

VB Dolphin

VB Rotterdam

VB Southampton

RT Innovation

VB Pioneer

VB Magnum

VB Resolut

VB Perfect

VB Prompt

VB Rasant

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> 60 - 70 tons
BOLLARD PULL

 

VB Bever | Offshore

VB Meteor

VB Bear

VB Bison

VB Spirit

VB Mercury 

VB Beagle

VB Explorer |  IMO TIER II

VB Fritzi   |  IMO TIER II

VB Henni

VB Luca 

VB Amber | IMO TIER II

VB Grizzly | IMO TIER II

VB Jade

VB Koala | IMO TIER III

VB Kodiak  IMO TIER II

VB Panda | IMO TIER III

VB Coral

VB Emerald

VB Ruby

VB Pearl

VB Seal

VB Shark

VB Stingray

Strathdee

VB Strathdon

VB Phoenix

VB Bremen

VB Seine

VB Elbe

VB Rebel

VB Ebro

VB Ivy

VB Hudson

VB Schelde

VB Argus

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36 - 60 tons
Bollard pull

 

VB Donau

VB Wilhelmshaven

VB België

VB Furie

Lieven Gevaert

VB Triumphante 

VB Cavalier

VB Falcon

VB Thamesbank

VB Texelbank

VB Sterling 

VB Victory

VB Sandon

VB Saturnus

Zeebrugge

VB Braakman

VB Terneuzen

VB Baltic

VB Brake

VB Blexen

VB Berne

VB Blumenthal

VB Rechtenfleth

VB Rönnebeck

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Specifications VB Sandon

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

9120152

Tonnes bollard pull

41 tons

Beam

11.5 m

Length

30.5 m

Draft

5.3 m

Air Draft

17 m

Specifications VB Saturnus

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Propulsion system
  • Z-Peller
IMO Number

7719052

Tonnes bollard pull

40 tonnes

Beam

8.8 m

Length

27 m

Draft

4.7 m

Specifications Zeebrugge

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

8915483

Tonnes bollard pull

39 tons

Beam

9 m

Length

30.9 m

Draft

4.6 m

Air Draft

16.5 m

Specifications VB Braakman

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Propulsion system
  • Fixed pitch combi
IMO Number

8915457

Tonnes bollard pull

39 tons

Beam

8.70 m

Length

31.99 m

Draft

4.65 m

Air Draft

16.50 m

Specifications VB Terneuzen

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Propulsion system
  • Fixed pitch combi
IMO Number

8915469

Tonnes bollard pull

39 tons

Beam

8.70 m

Length

31.99 m

Draft

4.65 m

Air Draft

16.50 m

Specifications VB Baltic

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

8915471

Tonnes bollard pull

39 tons

Beam

9 m

Length

30.9 m

Draft

4.6 m

Air Draft

16.5 m

Specifications VB Wilhelmshaven

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

9183403

Tonnes bollard pull

51.5

Beam

11 m

Length

30.6 m

Draft

5 m

Specifications VB Bremerhaven

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

9015871

Tonnes bollard pull

50 tons

Beam

10 m

Length

31.4 m

Draft

5 m

Specifications VB Brake

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

8223036

Tonnes bollard pull

25.5 tons

Beam

8.8 m

Length

28 m

Draft

4.5 m

Specifications VB Blexen

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

8711409

Tonnes bollard pull

30 tons

Beam

8.8 m

Length

28.2 m

Draft

4.5 m

Specifications VB Berne

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

8500422

Tonnes bollard pull

30.5 tons

Beam

8.8 m

Length

29 m

Draft

4.5 m

Specifications VB Blumenthal

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

8912223

Tonnes bollard pull

32 tons

Beam

8.8 m

Length

28 m

Draft

4.5 m

Specifications VB Rechtenfleth

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

8701090

Tonnes bollard pull

33 tons

Beam

8.8 m

Length

28 m

Draft

4.7 m

Specifications VB Ronnebeck

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Propulsion system
  • Voith-Schneider
IMO Number

7612620

Tonnes bollard pull

34 tons

Beam

8.8 m

Length

28 m

Draft

4.5 m