SMS Towage

Case Studies

Over the years, SMS Towage has developed an extensive portfolio of successful undertakings and satisfied clients.

Read about some of the more challenging tasks we have accomplished in our case studies, and learn more about what happens when SMS Towage are on the job.

Challenges from the Deep
Cardiff Harbour

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Problem

Submarines with hidden propellers aft and wide steering blades require assistance docking in Cardiff.

Brief

To assist in berthing a submarine in Cardiff Harbour.

The Wrath of the Irish Sea
Belfast Port

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Problem

Force 11 gales threaten the engine of a seismic survey vessel struggles with 8 tow arrays deployed in the Irish Sea.

Brief

To assist a seismic survey vessel survive a violent storm in the Irish Sea.

Solo in Gdynia
Gdynia Harbour

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Problem

A 300x90 barge requires towage to berth in Gdynia with no second tug available to assist.

Brief

Bring a 300x90 barge through a narrow cut safely to berth in Gdynia.

A Team Effort in Portsmouth
Portsmouth Harbour

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Problem

A grounded 60ft training yacht that had suffered engine failure in Portsmouth harbour required recovering so that the entrance could be re-opened.

Brief

To remove the yacht from the busy harbour entrance and get crew and vessel back to safety.

Into the Swell
Larne Harbour

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Problem

The barge master requested 2 x ASD tugs to pick up his barge (JB119) and berth it at the Curran quay within Larne Harbour. SMS was then tasked with the job.

Brief

To safely bring JB119 to port in Larne Harbour.

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Contact Us

SMS Towage Limited.

Ocean House, Waterside Park,

Livingstone Road, Hessle, East

Yorkshire, England, HU13 0EG

Email:

Humber: +44 (0)1482 350 999

Bristol Channel: +44 (0)1633 920 920

Belfast: +44 (0)28 9018 3333

SMS Towage Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales.
Registration Number: 452 7156 VAT Registration Number: 8166 6071

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