Towage & Tugboat Charters in Australia

Towage & Tugboat Charters in Australia

North Marine is a tugboat company providing towage and tugboat charters throughout Queensland and the Pacific Ocean.

We have tugboats configured to perform harbour towage, long-range ocean towage (to a range of 3000 nautical miles) and tug and barge combinations.

All tug and barge charters are based out of the Port of Cairns in Queensland, Australia.

Tugboat Services

  • Tug & Barge Charters
  • Long-Range Ocean Tugboat
  • Harbour Tugboat
  • Vessel Tow / Marine Relocations
  • Tug Assist Charter
  • Tug Escort Charters
  • Pontoon Towage, Installation & Relocation Services
  • Helipad Towage & Relocation Services
  • Barge Mobilisation
  • Tug Charters from The Port of Cairns, Queensland

Reliable Tugboat Company in Australia

Tugboat charter services are tailored to suit individual client requirements. Comprehensive proposals, timely support and exemplary communication is guaranteed.

As an ISO accredited tugboat company, we value the security of your assets.

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Tugboat Charter Rates

Competitive tugboat charter rates in Australia

For our charter vessel rates, please contact North Marine

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North Marine offers hourly, daily, and long-term tugboat charter rates in line with industry standards.

Our tug charter rates incorporate wharf time and voyage time.

Use of our hi-ab crane truck or dogman and franna crane may incur additional charges.

Contact us for all workboat and tugboat rates and availability.

 

Tugboat Company - Tug & Barge Hire Combinations

Tug and barge configurations

North Marine has a wide variety of tug and barge hire combinations available.

These include, but are not limited to, dumb barge charters, landing barges and spud barges.

Furthermore, North Marine can source tug & barge combinations to fulfil most project requirements. We have a growing range of assets. If you can not see the vessel type, tug, or barge you require on our website, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

All workboats are based in the Port of Cairns and operate throughout Australia.

Primary service areas include North Queensland, the Torres Strait and the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Towage and tugboat services are tailored to suit individual project requirements.

Contact us here to discuss your needs or view our workboat fleet.

 

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Tugboat Hire, Gulf Explorer

About the tugboat for hire, Gulf Explorer

Charter Tugboat, Gulf Explorer

Tugboat Charter Vessel Hire, Cairns Queensland Australia NorthMarine.com.au

The Gulf Explorer is a 25-meter tugboat with a notable 20-ton bollard pull and a cruising capacity of over three thousand nautical miles.

Her size and range make her well suited for long-range ocean towage jobs and harbour tugboat work.

Onboard is a hydraulic crane, and various optional extra equipment is available. These include tug and barge combinations (landing barge hire, dumb barge hire, spud barge, etc.), air compressors, walk-in fridge/freezer, and support vessels.

The Gulf Explorer is in class 2B Survey of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

There is ample deck space and a 30m³ dry deck hold for cargo.

Accommodation can carry 16 persons and berth 10.

The Gulf Explorer tugboat is based in the Port of Cairns, Australia.

*Up to date details, rates and availability for our charter tugs are provided upon enquiry.

 

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Charter Vessel, Viking

About the charter workboat, Viking

Charter Workboat, Viking

Support vessel charter dive boat Viking ǀ NorthMarine.com.auViking is a 14-meter, twin-screw aluminium workboat with 3.5 ton towing bollards. She is an outfitted support vessel, ideal for light marine towage and tow-assist operations.

Viking workboat is in Class 2C survey of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. She can carry 14 persons onboard and sleep 7.

Viking is based in the Port of Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

*Up to date details, rates and availability for our charter vessels are provided upon enquiry.

 

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Marine Support In Cairns Port

Supplementary marine services in the Port of Cairns

North Wharf – Port of Cairns

North Wharf is a waterfront marine facility in the Port of Cairns owned and operated by North Marine.

At approximately 2800 meter sq, there’s ample space for freight, cargo, machinery or container storage, and large storage shed facilities.

There is deep water access on all tides and a ramp for roll-on-roll-off or barge operations.

Furthermore, North Wharf offers wharf access for loading and unloading, vessel berthage, shore power, and boat moorings in the Cairns Inlet.

North Marine also has large storage facilities at the company headquarters in Cairns City.

 

Vessels, Plant & Equipment

Furthermore, North Marine has a diverse fleet of workboat vessels, marine plant and equipment available for hire.

 

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North Marine – Tugboat Company in the Port of Cairns, Australia

Talk to an expert at North Marine for your tug and barge charter needs in Australia.

North Marine provide tug & barge combinations to fulfil most project requirements. If you can not see the vessel, tug, or barge you require on our website, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Vessels are crewed by experienced Masters, mates, engineers and deckhands – with applicable pilotage exemptions where required.

Our fleet of workboats operates inside the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Primary areas include North Queensland, the Torres Strait and the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Tugboat Charter Rates & Vessel Specifications

Rates and availability for our marine tugs, barges and fleet of support vessels are provided upon enquiry.

Specification sheets for all workboats are available for download by visiting the vessel page. See Charter Vessels for the full range of workboats for hire.

 

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