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SAAM Towage Begins Operating in Peru

The Managing Director of SAAM Towage, Hernán Gómez, celebrated the launch of operations in Peru, which will continue to strengthen the company’s position in the Americas. “We are taking the first steps at the Port of Callao, which lets us...

SAAM Towage Prepares to Receive Two New Tugs for El Salvador

The Rastar 3200W vessels will set sail for the Americas from the port of Izmit in the next few days. Featuring a state-of-the-art design, they will provide services for the Energía del Pacífico LNG terminal.   Istanbul, March 9, 2021....

SAAM closes acquisition of 70% of Intertug

After closing this deal, valued at US$ 49,7 million, SAAM begins towage operations in Colombia and expand its operations in the Mexican and Central American markets.   Santiago, January 29, 2021. SAAM, a company providing port, logistics and towage services...

SAAM reaffirms commitment to Ecuador by adding two new tugs to operations

This weekend the SAAM Tarqui arrived in Guayaquil to join the Ecuadorian fleet. Another tug is due to arrive in the second quarter.   Guayaquil, January 25, 2021. SAAM Tarqui, the new tug that will join SAAM Towage's fleet, arrived...

SAAM Towage Receives Quantification and Reduction Seals from Huella Chile

The company is the first tug operator in the country to receive seals from Huella Chile. Also, this year it stands out for emitting 3 thousand fewer tons of Co2 into the environment, representing a decrease of 15.09% in greenhouse...

SAAM Towage Assisted APL Paris, the Largest Container Ship Operating in Brazil

Itajaí, Brazil, June 17, 2020. Three SAAM Towage tugs assisted the APL Paris, the largest container ship operating in Brazil. The vessel belongs to CMA CGM and docked yesterday in Portonave, at the Itajaí Port Complex. SAAM Towage's Country Manager...

SAAM Towage and UZMAR Shipyard Sign Agreement to Build Two New Tugs

The vessels will be key for the Energía del Pacífico (EDP) project in El Salvador. Istanbul, March 09, 2020.  SAAM Towage signed a contract with Turkish shipyard UZMAR Shipyards to begin construction on two new tugs. The vessels will provide...

SAAM Towage Canada transports new electric ferries for final testing

Vancouver, february 24th, 2020. SAAM Towage Canada performed a special service transporting BC Ferries’ first two electric hybrid ferries from Ogden Point to Point Hope Maritime, where inspection and final testing will be conducted. Scheduled to begin operating mid-year, the...

SAAM receives new tug boat for its operations in Panama

Panama City, February 5, 2020. The SAAM Valparaíso, the new tug boat in the SAAM Towage fleet, will soon serve the Colón and Manzanillo ports in Panama. “We chose this ship for its great power and versatility. Its smaller length...

SAAM Agrees to Acquire 70% of Intertug, a towage operator in Colombia, Mexico and Central America

[quote style="style-1"]Thanks to this deal, SAAM enters the Colombian towage market, consolidates its presence in Central America and expands operations in Mexico.[/quote] Santiago, January 16, 2020. Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A., through its subsidiary SAAM S.A., signed an agreement with the...