History

Learn more about our corporate milestones

2019

October 30th SAAM Towage is born,

using one common operating model, name and image for SAAM’s nine towage operations in the Americas.
2019

SAAM closes a deal to acquire the entire joint operation with Boskalis.

2019

The first Tier III tug in our fleet

and in Canada begins to operate at the Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal (RIPET).
2018

First regional towage contract is signed.

2018

SAAM Towage in Chile is recognized by Huella Chile

for measuring and verifying its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).
2016

Since this year, we are part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Chile

and since 2018 from DJSI MILA.
2014

Work begins with Consorcio Puente Chacao

to provide support to construct a bridge that will join the Island of Chiloé with continental Chile.
2014

Joint operations with SMIT Boskalis

begin in Brazil, Panama, Mexico and Canada, enabling us to enter two new markets (Canada and Panama).
2012

Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A.

Is formed as a spin-off of CSAV.
2006

Towage operations begin in Costa Rica and Guatemala.

2005

Company enters Brazil (Tug Brasil).

1996

Operations start in Mexico.

1995

Operations begin in Ecuador

With the formation of Ecuaestibas.
1994

Operations start in Uruguay.

1962

First tug is constructed: Mataquito.

1961

SAAM is formed.