Tugboat Assist for Bulk Carrier’s Ocean Crossing in the Torres Strait

Tugboat Assist for Bulk Carrier’s Ocean Crossing in the Torres Strait

Chart Map of Torres Strait Tow Assist Route

Chart map of Torres Strait tug boat assist route in Queensland

The map shows the North Marine tugboat chart passage plan, through the narrow shipping channel between Bligh Entrance and Booby Island.

See the vessel route in the Prince of Wales Channel, in the Torres Strait, Queensland.

The Client

About The China Navigation Company

About The China Navigation Company

The China Navigation Company is a Singapore-based merchant shipping company. Serving over 130 ports worldwide and trading in over 90 countries, the China Navigation Company is the shipping arm of the broader global conglomerate, the ‘Swire Group’, with the business division ‘Swire Shipping’.

The shipping company operates over 150 vessels, including, but not limited to, container vessels, bulk carrier vessels, heavy-lift and general cargo vessels.

Providing vital supply chain services, The China Navigation Company delivers global transportation to several key markets, including infrastructure, energy and resources.

The Vessel Under Tow

About The Bulk Carrier Vessel, The M.V Funing

About The Bulk Carrier Vessel, The M.V Funing

The M.V. Funing is a bulk carrier cargo vessel.

At an impressive 180 meters in length and 30 meters in breadth, she weighs in at approximately 25,000 gross tons.

The bulk carrier sails under the flag of Singapore for the China Navigation Company.

Tugboat Assist in the Torres Strait, Australia

The video shows a North Marine tugboat holding the stern position as the bulk carrier transits through the Torres Strait in Queensland.

Tugboat Company Based In The Port of Cairns, Queensland

North Marine provide a suite of marine towage and tugboat support services throughout Queensland and the Torres Straits.

Our vessels have the capacity to perform a wide range of tugboat jobs. These include harbour and long-range ocean towage, tug and barge combinations, tug boat assists, tow escorts and support vessel charters.

North Marine can tailor solutions to any project on the water.

We offer competitive industry rates for workboat charters throughout the Pacific Ocean, within Australia’s EEZ. Primary service areas include the Great Barrier Reef, the Torres Strait and the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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