Marine Towage Services & Tug Support Vessel Charters
North Marine provide a suite of marine towage and tug boat services throughout Queensland and the Torres Straits.
We have the capacity to perform a wide range of marine towage services. These include harbour and long-range ocean towage, tug boat hire, tug and barge combinations, tow assists, tug escorts and support vessel charters.
Our tug boat rates are highly competitive.
Based in Queensland, our vessels are surveyed to work anywhere in Australia and the Pacific – inside the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). This includes the Torres Strait and the Gulf of Carpentaria.
These include, but are not limited to:
Long-Range Ocean Towage
Tow Assist & Marine Tow Escorts
Boat Towage & Relocation
Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Towage, Installation & Relocation Services
Helipad Towage & Relocation Services
Offshore Support Vessel
Crew Transfer & Pilot Transfer
Personnel, Freight & Fuel Supply Transfer
Remote Area Logistics & Supply
Tug Boat Charter for hire from Cairns, Queensland
Fully fitted liveaboard charter
For some marine towage solutions, workboats are used in conjunction with tug boats to ensure a safe and quality-driven service.
Harbour Tug Boat Assistance
Ocean Tug Boat Assistance
A 25.6-meter tug boat, 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 to perform both long-range and large towing projects.
Onboard is a hydraulic crane, and a variety of optional extra equipment is available, including various barge hire, landing barge, air compressors, walk-in deck fridge/freezer etc. For a full list of extras, click here.
This tug boat 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.
Towage · Tug Boat Charter ·Tow Assist · Offshore Support Vessel · Freight, Personnel & Fuel Transfers · Remote Area Supply & Logistics · Liveaboard Accommodation · Research Projects
Viking is a 14-meter, twin-screw aluminium workboat with 3.5 ton towing bollards. She is an outfitted dive support vessel, ideal for performing commercial diving in conjunction with marine towage services.
A variety of optional extra equipment is available if required, including air compressors, tender vessels, landing barge etc.
Viking workboat is in Class 2C Survey of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and can carry 14 persons onboard and sleep 8.
Towage · Workboat · Fully Outfitted Dive Vessel · Research Projects.
Vessel Towage Services
Australia-Wide Marine Towage Solutions
Competitive Tug Boat Charter Rates
Freight / Personnel / Fuel / Crew Transfers – Including remote area logistics
Liveaboard Charter Accommodation & Personnel Lodgings
Boat/Barge Relocation Queensland
Boat/Barge Relocation Cairns
Boat/Barge Relocation Sydney
Boat/Barge Relocation Brisbane
Boat/Barge Relocation New South Wales (NSW)
Boat/Barge Relocation Victoria
Boat/Barge Relocation Northern Territory
Boat/Barge Relocation Torres Strait
Boat/Barge Relocation Gulf of Carpentaria