Press releases

On this page all corporate press releases of Boluda Towage Europe are available for download.

february 2023


Boluda Corporación Marítima, through its Boluda Towage division, has reached an agreement to acquire Smit Lamnalco ("SL"), the world's fifth-largest towage operator.

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December 2022


Boluda Towage started towing services at the German port of Lubmin for the first installation of a floating LNG storage plant


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September 2022


The European Tugowners Association celebrates its 59th Annual Meeting in Tenerife



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february 2022


Bremen Fighter sporting official German Coast Guard colours 

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December 2021

Boluda Towage acquires Scottish towage company Caledonian Towage.

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september 2021

Boluda Towage celebrates naming ceremony for ‘Green’ tug quartet (Tier-III)


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september 2021

Boluda Towage starts towing operations in the Port of Rostock, Germany with effect from September 2021

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May 2021

The Board of Boluda Towage S.L. (Spain) appointed Mark van Dongen Chief Commercial Officer for Boluda Towage division

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january 2021

Boluda Towage S.L. (Spain) acquires Iskes Towage & Salvage 


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december 2020

Green tugs (IMO Tier III) VB Bolero and VB Rumba arrived in the Port of Zeebrugge.



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September 2020


MBZ and Boluda Towage Europe sign concession agreement for the provision of towage services in the port of Zeebrugge


August 2020


Boluda Towage Europe takes on two new ASD-tugs 2813, VB Bolero and VB Rumba, from Damen Shipyards Group.

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July 2020


After a tendering procedure, the Board of Directors of the Port of Zeebrugge has decided to award the concession for the towage services for the Port of Zeebrugge to Boluda Towage Europe.


May 2020


On 6 May 2020, the Joint Nautical Authority and local nautical service providers expanded and intensified their existing work agreements in the North Sea Port.

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January 2020


On Friday 10 January 2020, Boluda Towage Europe’s tugboat ‘Union Koala’ was officially certified for compliance with the IMO Tier III standards.




Boluda Towage, a towing division of Boluda Corporacion Maritima, succesfully closes the acquisition of Kotug Smit Towage.

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