The FAIRPLAY TOWAGE GROUP is one of Europe’s leading tugboat operators and our experience is based on a history of more than 150 years. Our group of companies offers a variety of maritime services from a one-stop source. This includes tugboat and mooring services, salvage, coastal protection and accident prevention as well as traditional dockyard work, shipbuilding, repairs and steel work as well as property management.
The FAIRPLAY TOWAGE GROUP includes the long-established tugboat operators FAIRPLAY TOWAGE and BUGSIER, the Hamburg dockyard THEODOR BUSCHMANN and 50% participation in MULTRASHIP TOWAGE & SALVAGE in The Netherlands.
We have bases in 29 European harbours and offer our maritime services around the world. Our head office is in Hamburg and we also have offices in all important European ports such as Rotterdam, Antwerp and Bremerhaven. Along the German North Sea and Baltic Sea coasts we operate in several smaller ports as well as in the Polish harbours. There is another subsidiary in Bulgaria on the Black Sea. This representation in a wide range of areas enables us to very flexibly respond to customer requests and to have a tugboat exactly where you need it within the shortest possible time.
With the merger between BUGSIER and FAIRPLAY TOWAGE in 2017, we strengthened our leading position for tugboat services in the European market. We flexibly deploy 105 tugs to safely escort the giant ships into and out of European harbours. We assist container ships and bulk carriers as well as passenger ships and large tankers.
Thanks to our long-standing involvement in the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Küstenschutz coastal protection group, our ships are positioned at strategic locations in the North and Baltic Sea. In an emergency, they provide assistance within the shortest possible time in accordance with the German government’s emergency tugboat concept. Three of our tugboats and their crews have been chartered to the German government for this purpose.Bezoek website