Over the last couple of weeks, we have worked hard to find ways to get our crew home safely. But also to get our colleagues back to work. After many organisational hurdles behind the scenes, we managed to arrange a charter flight and repatriate more than fifty crew members from Lagos, Nigeria.
Barnhoorn: ‘Since this is a voyage of more than 7,000 nautical miles, the vessel has to sail for approximately 45 days. It’s a relatively long journey for such a small but powerful tug. The living area on board is limited for such a period.
At the beginning of 2020, TOS delivered a new tugboat for the Port of Manzanillo in Panama for our client SAAM Towage. SAAM will use this tug for port operations in Manzanillo and Colon.
Bekende tugspotter fotograaf Jan Oosterboer bezoekt kleinzoon Mark op de Fairplay-34. Mark studeert voor Schipper Machinist Beperkt Werkgebied (SMBW) aan het STC in Rotterdam. Via TOS loopt hij stage op een havensleper van Fairplay Towage. Bekijk alle beelden op www.tugspotters.com