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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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Tugs

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