Tugboat Charters in Queensland

Tugboat Charters in Queensland

North Marine is your marine tugboat company for Queensland, Australia.

We provide a full suite of marine towage and tugboat services in Queensland and the Torres Straits.

Based out of the Port of Cairns, our fleet works anywhere inside the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone EEZ. We offer competitive industry rates for tugboat services, including tug and barge charters.

Tugboat Services

  • Harbour Tugboat
  • Long-Range Ocean Tugboat
  • Tug and Barge Combinations
  • 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 Tug and Barge Company in Australia

North Marine tailor marine support to suit your project. As an ISO accredited tugboat company, we value the security of your assets.

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Tugboat Charter Rates

Competitive vessel charter rates in Queensland

For a full pricing schedule, contact North Marine



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

Our 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 charter tugboat rates and availability.

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Charter Tugboat, Gulf Explorer

About the Vessel: Tug, Gulf Explorer

Charter Tugboat, Gulf Explorer

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

A 25.6-meter tug, the Gulf Explorer has a notable 35-ton bollard pull and a cruising capacity of over ten thousand nautical miles. Her size and range are well suited for long-range and large towage projects.

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-deck fridge/freezer and support vessels.

The Gulf Explorer is in class 2B Survey of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, with a 3-ton load. She can carry 16 persons onboard and sleep 10 and is fully air-conditioned with all liveaboard facilities.

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 Workboat, Viking

About our 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 dive support vessel, ideal for commercial dive services and light marine towing.

A variety of optional extra equipment is available if required. This includes air compressors, tender support vessels, landing barge, dumb barge etc.

Viking workboat is in Class 2C Survey of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. She can carry 14 persons onboard and sleep 8.

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

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


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Harbour Tugboat Charter –
Cairns Port, Qld

Ocean Tugboat Charter –
Torres Strait, Australia


North Marine – Tugboat Company in Queensland

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

Details, rates and availability for our tugs are provided upon enquiry.

North Marine provides safe and efficient solutions. Over 30 years, our mission has remained strong – to support each client’s productivity.