Tow Management

At Austen Maritime Services, we offer comprehensive Tow Management Services to ensure the smooth and successful execution of your towing and heavy lifting operations.

Our experienced team provides full management and coordination from point to point, delivering efficient and reliable solutions tailored to your specific requirements.

Our range of services includes:

  • Providing marine consultancy / advisory optimize your towing and heavy lifting operations.
  • Arranging and facilitating operational meetings with all key stakeholders, including Ship Owners, Clients' Representatives, Maritime and Port Authorities, Tugs Operators, Supporting Contractors, and Vendors.
  • Overseeing and coordinating the pre-inspections and suitability surveys of towing tugs, ensuring compliance with safety and operational standards.
  • Preparing comprehensive Tow Manuals, Passage Plans, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in compliance with regulatory bodies such as MPA
  • Handling the arrangements for qualified and experienced pilots on both ends of the towing journey, ensuring the safe navigation and manoeuvring of your vessel throughout the operation.
  • Managing the hiring and coordination of towing tugs, helicopters, and any other necessary equipment to support your towing and heavy lifting operations.
  • Providing highly skilled and experienced tow masters and riding crew members who possess the expertise to manage and oversee the entire towing process.
  • Offering comprehensive support in obtaining immigration and port clearances.
  • Proving full ship agency support at the delivery and re-delivery ports, taking care of all necessary arrangements and logistics.

At Austen Maritime Services, we are committed to delivering excellence in Tow Management Services. With our expertise, attention to detail, and dedication to customer satisfaction, we ensure the seamless execution of your towing and heavy lifting operations.