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Atlas Visits the AOG Exhibition & Conference for the First Time

March 9, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

The Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG) is the industry’s largest annual gathering of oil and gas professionals and industry leaders in Australia. With Atlas’ growing presence in the region, the exhibition provided a platform for Atlas’ Perth office to meet with industry professionals and clients face-to-face. Attending the Exhibition on behalf of Atlas Professionals were; Ian Marshall (Regional Manager – Perth), Jasmine Adams (Admin & Operations Support – Perth), Alex Meeks (Business Manager – Offshore Survey – UK) and Yana Yusoff (Account Manager – Singapore). Read More
Svitzer books two Sanmar tugs for Ichthys LNG

January 21, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Copenhagen-based Svitzer is ordering two more ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards to operate at Inpex’s Ichthys LNG project at the port of Darwin in Australia. The two 80-tonne bollard pull RAstar 2800 terminal tugs will escort LNG carriers, LPG carriers and condensate carriers at the port of Darwin from late next year. They are fitted with a render-recovery winch, an aft winch, FIFI1 and an LNG package. Each has space for up to 10 crew. Svitzer has already ordered six ASD tugs from Sanmar. Read More
Atlas Looks forward to the Next Challenges in 2016

December 23, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

With 2015 coming to a close, Atlas looks forward to the next challenges in 2016 and continuing to invest in the heroes of the onshore and offshore industry. Although this year has not been easy for our industries we intend to continue our efforts in securing new and exciting opportunities for the year ahead. As 2014s downturn in oil prices continues to reverberate beneath the surface, Atlas has worked hard to cement secure foundations within our 15 business lines. Read More
Update on Rijkswaterstaat: Atlas places 40 personnel to the Dutch fleet

December 23, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

It has only been three weeks since Atlas Professionals began its collaboration with Rijkswaterstaat. Since then Atlas Professionals has placed 40 maritime personnel across the Rijksrederij on a variety of coastal and inland projects. Since 1st December Atlas’ Urk office has already supplied maritime personnel to Rijkswaterstaat fleet that consists of Patrol, Coastguard, Oil recovery and survey vessels. The majority of positions that Atlas have supplied are Able Seaman, Cook, Steward, Chief Mate and Master. Read More
Boskalis and Kotug establish European harbour towage joint venture

December 23, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG) have reached agreement on the merger of their European harbour towage operations. The Memorandum of Understanding signed by the parties in late 2014 has now been formalized following a thorough process. The combined operations will be transferred to a 50/50 joint venture bringing together the European harbour towage activities of SMIT, a Boskalis subsidiary, and KOTUG. The operations will continue under the name KOTUG SMIT Towage. Read More

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