BigLift brings 11 Damen tugs from Asia to Europe on one ship

BigLift vessel loaded with Damen tugs

Putting the big into BigLift, Spliethoff Group’s heavy lift specialist BigLift Shipping has used a single vessel to transport eleven Damen tugs from the shipbuilder’s yards in Vietnam and China to Europe.

While such voyages usually require six months to plan and organize, Damen reports that there was less than two months available to prepare for this one and to ensure that each stage was executed on time.

The ship used to transport the eleven Damen tugs was BigLift’s Happy Star, a 156-meter heavy...

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