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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

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

Bollard Pull: 77 T
LOA: 24.4m
Beam: 11.25m
Draft: 5.7m
Built: 2017, by Sanmar, Turkey
Statesman

Statesman

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

Bollard Pull: 50 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2012, by Sanmar, Turkey
Serviceman

Serviceman

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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
Masterman

Masterman

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

Bollard Pull: 50 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2009, by Sanmar, Turkey
Welshman

Welshman

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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: 29.06m
Beam: 9.0m
Draft: 3.7m
Built: 1998, Japan
Englishman

Englishman

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

Bollard Pull: 50 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2014, by Sanmar, Turkey
Scotsman

Scotsman

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

Bollard Pull: 50 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.4m
Built: 2007, by Sanmar, Turkey
Irishman

Irishman

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

Bollard Pull: 40 T
LOA: 24m
Beam: 8.50m
Draft: 3.50m
Built: 1989, Imamura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Kure, Japan
Merchantman

Merchantman

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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, by Sanmar, Turkey
Yeoman

Yeoman

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

Bollard Pull: 40 T
LOA: 24m
Beam: 8.50m
Draft: 3.50m
Built: 1999, Imamura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Kure, Japan
Guardsman

Guardsman

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

Bollard Pull: 40 T
LOA: 24m
Beam: 8.50m
Draft: 3.50m
Built: 1991, Imamura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Kure, Japan
Tradesman

Tradesman

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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

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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
Yorkshireman

Yorkshireman

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

Bollard Pull: 50 T
LOA: 24.39m
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 4.40m
Built: 2012, by Sanmar, Turkey
Nobleman

Nobleman

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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: 24.39
Beam: 9.15m
Draft: 5m
Built: 2012, by Sanmar, Turkey
Pullman

Pullman

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Bollard Pull: 51 T
LOA: 22.40m
Beam: 10.84m
Draft: 4.7m
Built: 2017, by Sanmar, Turkey
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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

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