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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 Bremen Fighter

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Propulsion system
  • Anchor Handling Tug
IMO Number

9321287

Tonnes bollard pull

104 tons

Beam

13.80 m

Length

48.81 m

Draft

6 m

Specifications VB Cheetah

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9454876

Tonnes bollard pull

95 tons

Beam

13.3 m

Length

32.1 / 29.5 m

Draft

5.8 / 6.3 m

Air Draft

12 m (mast lowered)

Specifications VB Panther

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9434814

Tonnes bollard pull

95 / 89 tons

Beam

13.3 m

Length

32.1 / 29.5 m

Draft

5.8 / 6.3 m

Air Draft

12 m (mast lowered)

Specifications VB Tiger

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9454888

Tonnes bollard pull

95 / 89 tons

Beam

13.3 m

Length

32.1 / 29.5 m

Draft

5.8 / 6.3 m

Air Draft

16 m / 11 m (mast lowered)

Specifications VB Geeste

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9454307

Tonnes bollard pull

90 tons

Beam

11.80 m

Length

28 m

Draft

6.10 m

Specifications VB Hunte

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9454319

Tonnes bollard pull

90 tons

Beam

11.8 m

Length

28 m

Draft

6.10 m

Specifications VB Emoe

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9483748

Tonnes bollard pull

90+ tons

Beam

12 m

Length

28.3 / 26.1 m

Draft

6.1 m

Air Draft

17 m

Specifications VB Kiwi

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9454321

Tonnes bollard pull

90+ tons

Beam

12 m

Length

28.3 / 26.1 m

Draft

6.1 m

Air Draft

17 m

Specifications Union Eagle

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9406441

Tonnes bollard pull

86 tons

Beam

12.2 m

Length

29.3 m

Draft

5.9 m

Air Draft

16 m

Specifications Union Hawk

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9406439

Tonnes bollard pull

86 tons

Beam

12.2 m

Length

29.3 m

Draft

5.9 m

Air Draft

16 m

Specifications VB Kracht | Hybrid

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug Hybrid
IMO Number

9489936

Tonnes bollard pull

84/82 ton

Beam

12 m

Length

32 / 29,07 m

Draft

5.95 / 6,45 m

Air Draft

12 m

Specifications RT Ambition

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9559250

Tonnes bollard pull

87.2 / 80.8 tons

Beam

12 m

Length

32 / 28.65 m

Draft

5.95 / 6.45 m

Air Draft

12 m

Specifications RT Peter

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9474917

Tonnes bollard pull

84 / 82 tons

Beam

12 m

Length

29 / 32 m

Draft

5,95 / 6,45 m

Air Draft

12 m / 19 m

Specifications RT Rob

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9474905

Tonnes bollard pull

84 / 82 tons

Beam

12 m

Length

32 / 29 m

Draft

5,95 / 6,45 m

Air Draft

12 m / 19 m

Specifications RT Emotion | Hybrid

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug Hybrid
IMO Number

9691369

Tonnes bollard pull

80 +ton

Beam

12.60 m

Length

31.95 / 30.25 m

Draft

5.91/ 6.30 m

Air Draft

16,50 m

Specifications RT Evolution | Hybrid

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug Hybrid
IMO Number

9691357

Tonnes bollard pull

84/82 ton

Beam

12.60 m

Length

31.95 / 30.25 m

Draft

5.91/ 6.30 m

Air Draft

16,50 m

Specifications VB Bolero | TIER III

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive TIER III
IMO Number

9889826

Tonnes bollard pull

80+ tonnes

Beam

12.93m

Length

27.59m

Draft

5.95m

Air Draft

16.3m

Specifications VB Rumba | TIER III

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive TIER III
IMO Number

9889825

Tonnes bollard pull

80+ tonnes

Beam

12.93m

Length

27.59m

Draft

5.95m

Air Draft

16.3m

Specifications SD Dolphin

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Propulsion system
  • Azimuth Stern Drive
IMO Number

9631034

Tonnes bollard pull

80 ton

Beam

12.82 m

Length

32.70 / 28.84 m

Draft

5.35 m

Air Draft

20 mtr

Specifications RT Innovation

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Propulsion system
  • Rotortug
IMO Number

9190626

Tonnes bollard pull

78 tons

Beam

12 m

Length

31,63 m

Draft

5,90 m

Air Draft

21 m