‘Seafarer Graduates Snapped Up by Maritime Companies’

Seafaring officers in Papua New Guinea are no sooner graduating from their cadetships than being snapped up by maritime companies keen to fill gaps in their workforces. Take for example, recent graduates of the Deck and

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‘PNG Marine Salvor’s Capacity’

In addition to its core business of harbour towage, marine services company Pacific Towing (PacTow), provides salvage, emergency response, and spill response services at home in PNG and throughout the broader region.

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8 Women Seafarers Graduate

The Women in Maritime program, a partnership between Pacific Towing (PacTow), the Australian Government, Consort Express Lines and Swire shipping is pleased to recognise 8 young PNG women who have recently graduated as

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‘Pacific Towing – Delivering More than Harbour Towage’

Melanesian marine services company, Pacific Towing (PacTow), assists an average of 3,500 vessels annually in five ports in Papua New Guinea, as well as in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Although harbour towage is PacTow’s

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‘PacTow Involved in PNG Port Upgrades’

29 July, 2023 New Guinean marine services company Pacific Towing (PacTow) is assisting Australia’s Pacific Marine Group (PMG) with the upgrade of two major PNG ports. PacTow’s commercial dive team completed work at

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‘PacTow Seafarers Contributing to PNG & Beyond’

Home grown company Pacific Towing (PacTow), is not only the marine services market leader in Papua New Guinea but also broader Melanesia. For nearly 50 years PacTow has been contributing to the shipping industry,

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‘PNG Company Increases Ocean Towage Services’

Pacific Towing (PacTow) is increasingly performing ocean towages, including outside of its home country of Papua New Guinea and broader Melanesia.  Recent months have seen the marine services company perform two

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‘PNG Grows Oil Spill Response Capacity’

The National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA) of Papua New Guinea has further improved the country’s oil spill response capabilities.  February saw senior representatives from key maritime stakeholders attend

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Remote In Water Surveys for PNG

Melanesian marine services company, Pacific Towing (PacTow), has conducted In Water Surveys (IWS) in Papua New Guinea for more than 10 years. Certified by multiple international survey companies for the supply of IWS of

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‘PacTow Celebrates ISO Certifications’

Papua New Guinean marine services company Pacific Towing (PacTow) is celebrating three recent and significant ISO certifications – ISO:9001 (Quality), ISO:45001 (Occupational Health & Safety), and ISO:14001

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PacTow ‘Workhorse’ Back in the Water

Pacific Towing (PacTow) is celebrating the return of its tug ‘Waiowa’ to the water. One of PacTow’s 12 tugs, Waiowa is back at work following an engine replacement. Predominantly used for open ocean

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‘New Dedicated Harbour Tug for PacTow’

Pacific Towing (PacTow) has expanded its fleet with the purchase of a dedicated harbour tug ‘Koranga’ from Singapore. Koranga is scheduled to arrive in Lae in March where she will be permanently stationed to better

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