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The SMS fleet is constantly evolving so we can continue to provide a competitive and efficient service for our clients.

Our investment programme allows us to source tugs from builders and owners around the world and helps us keep abreast of technical developments in the industry.

Our ASD tugs have the power to take large tankers and bulk carriers to riverside berths and the manoeuvrability to carry out precise work in confined docks. They can take on virtually any challenge both in port or offshore.

Details of our fleet below are accurate at time of entry but may be subject to change.
Superman

Superman

The leader of the pack, The Superman boasts extreme power and cutting edge technology for the most challenging missions.

Bollard Pull: 77 T
LOA: 24.40m
Beam: 11.25m
Draft: 5.7m
Built: 2017, Sanmar, Turkey
Manxman

Manxman

The 2019 built Manxman is the latest investment into the ever-evolving SMS Towage fleet. 4200 kW of power and 72 Tonne bollard pull provides all the tools needed to step up to the task.

Bollard Pull: 72 T
LOA: 24.47m
Beam: 11.33m
Draft: 5.6m
Built: 2019, Damen, The Netherlands
Serviceman

Serviceman

The Serviceman features 4,000 bhp engines, which can run the vessel at speeds of up to 13.6Knts.  

Bollard Pull: 60 T
LOA: 28.69m
Beam: 9.8m
Draft: 4.5m
Built: 2005, Bonny Fair, China
Nobleman

Nobleman

As Noble as the name states, this tug will rise to any challenge that is put its way on the Humber.

Bollard Pull: 53 T
LOA: 24.40m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 5m
Built: 2012, Sanmar, Turkey
Pullman

Pullman

Bollard Pull: 51 T
LOA: 22.40m
Beam: 10.85m
Draft: 4.7m
Built: 2017, Sanmar, Turkey
Welshman

Welshman

The Welshman packs a punch when it needs to with 3,600 bhp engines and a 120 m³ fuel oil tank for long distance missions.  

Bollard Pull: 50 T
LOA: 31.00m
Beam: 9.0m
Draft: 3.7m
Built: 1998, Japan
Merchantman

Merchantman

A versatile workhorse, The Merchantman is a valued member of the SMS fleet.  

Bollard Pull: 50 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2008, Sanmar, Turkey
Masterman

Masterman

A highly capable vessel with over 3,300 bhp main engines and 1,500 bhp auxiliary engines.  

Bollard Pull: 45 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2009, Sanmar, Turkey
Statesman

Statesman

A solid vessel capable of almost any task, The Statesman is always on the job.

Bollard Pull: 45 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2012, Sanmar, Turkey
Englishman

Englishman

A powerful and modern vessel fitted with 110m x 72mm strongline for the best connections..

Bollard Pull: 45 T
LOA: 24.40m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2014, Sanmar, Turkey
Scotsman

Scotsman

3,300 bhp engines and twin Rolls-Royce Azimuthing Stern Drive units make The Scotsman is capable of many harbour towage jobs.  

Bollard Pull: 40 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2007, Sanmar, Turkey
Yorkshireman

Yorkshireman

A Turkish built vessel with over 3,300 bhp main engines and 1,500 bhp auxhillary engines.  

Bollard Pull: 40 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.40m
Built: 2012, Sanmar, Turkey
Yeoman

Yeoman

With a long list of successful missions behind her, the Yeoman is one of our most experienced vessels.  

Bollard Pull: 40 T
LOA: 23.90m
Beam: 8.50m
Draft: 3.50m
Built: 1989, Imamura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Kure, Japan
Irishman

Irishman

A seasoned veteran, the Irishman runs twin Niigata engines at 3,000 bhp.  

Bollard Pull: 40 T
LOA: 23.90m
Beam: 8.50m
Draft: 3.50m
Built: 1989, Imamura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Kure, Japan
Guardsman

Guardsman

The Guardsman has proven its self capable with its electro-hydraulic winch and 110m x 96mm Supermax line.  

Bollard Pull: 40 T
LOA: 23.90m
Beam: 8.50m
Draft: 3.50m
Built: 1991, Imamura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Kure, Japan
Tradesman

Tradesman

The Tradesman has earned its stripes and has become a personal favourite for her crew.  

Bollard Pull: 35 T
LOA: 22.6m
Beam: 8.50m
Draft: 3.50m
Built: 1987, Imamura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Kure, Japan
Trueman

Trueman

Compact and manoeuvrable, The Trueman is ideal for harbour towage missions.

Bollard Pull: 35 T
LOA: 22.6m
Beam: 8.50m
Draft: 3.50m
Built: 1987, Imamura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Kure, Japan
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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 60719

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