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SAAM Towage Tugs Flagged and Given Green Light to Operate in El Salvador

El Salvador, September 4, 2021. At a flagging ceremony held at the Port of Acajutla led by El Salvador’s Maritime Port Authority, the tugs SAAM Acaxual and SAAM Centzunat were registered under that country's national emblems, giving the green light for them to...

SAAM Receives Cutting Edge Tug to Reinforce its Services in Panama

Turkey, August 23, 2021. Sanmar Shipyards has already delivered SAAM Towage’s new tug, which will join the company’s fleet in Panama, where it has positioned itself as the main supplier of towage services along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. The...

SAAM Towage Costa Rica Recognized for Environmental Management

The award was given by the 2020 Blue Ecological Flag Program in the Climate Change category.   Costa Rica, July 2021. SAAM Towage Costa Rica was awarded one white and one silver star in the Climate Change category from the...

SAAM Towage Welcomes Second Tug for its Operations in Peru

Port of Callao, June 14, 2021. SAAM Towage received a new tug for providing services in Peru. The vessel—the Albatros—was designed by Robert Allan Ltd. and built by the Sanmar shipyard. It is well suited for the requirements of the...

SAAM Towage Canada Honored for Participating in Environmental Program

The accolade in question is the Blue Circle Award, created by the Port of Vancouver to spotlight members of the local port community that join the program.   Vancouver, June 2021. SAAM Towage Canada was one of 19 companies honored...

SAAM Towage Welcomes New High-Performance Tug to its Fleet

Turkey, April 2021 In Turkey SAAM Towage received a new high-performance tug that will provide services at the port of Callao in Peru: the Albatros. The vessel is a compact, but very high-power, model designed by Robert Allan Ltd. and...

SAAM Towage Tugs Already Reached the Port of Acajutla

The Rastar 3200W are already in El Salvador to provide services at the Energía del Pacífico LNG terminal, following a 40-day journey across the Atlantic Ocean and through the Panama Canal.   Acajutla, El Salvador, April 21, 2021. The tugs...

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...