Times are changing. Ships are getting larger, while ports and infrastructure remains the same. Damen’s ASD Tug range is designed as an answer to this challenge. With optimised towing positions and compactness, they are able to manoeuvre in the tightest of spaces.
Compact power & manoeuvrability
Damen Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) Tugs embody a mix of new designs and proven technologies, placing the future on a solid foundation in port or at sea. Our offer combines safety and sustainability with efficiency, reliability and high value over the vessel’s lifecycle.
Ready for the future
Quality is in the details
Getting everyone home
A vessel you can trust
The versatile ship-handling tool
Standardisation - Key to success
Standing on the shoulders of giants
Connected vessel technology
Your vessel prepared for IMO Tier III
Our range of next generation tugs is available either with our fully compliant, in-house NOx reduction system ready installed or prepared for easy retrofit in the future.More information
Our standard – your way
Working for a better future
Our research and developments programmes, with the close cooperation of our partners, have helped create vessels that deliver a new level of comfort and safety.
Ready to go
Every vessel undergoes an intense period of commissioning and trials prior to handover. Damen’s Ship Delivery Services makes sure you receive your vessel safely, on time and ready for operation.
Worldwide Service Hubs
To ensure short reaction times and understanding of local languages and cultures, Damen Services operates multiple Service Hubs. These are tailored to regional demands and are able to supply all necessary services from our portfolio.
Our success storiesAll news
Damen signs with Groote Eylandt Mining Company
Damen has signed a contract with Australia-based South32 GEMCO to supply an ASD Tug 2312 – the first such vessel to operate in the country.
Damen awarded contract by Engage Marine
Damen has been awarded a contract by Australia-based Engage Marine for the delivery of three ASD Tug 3212.
Your maritime solutions partner
Buying a tug from Damen is so much more than just ‘getting a new boat’. It includes a variety of financing possibilities. It’s about choosing where you want your vessel built. Plus, our service continues throughout your tug’s entire lifecycle.
Tailored lifecycle support
Whatever maritime sector you work in, Damen Services is there for you 24/7. Always on standby.
Built at the location of your choice
You don’t have to build a Damen vessel at a Damen yard. We can support construction at any yard in the world.
Level-headed financing solutions
We provide a wide range of financing arrangements for all types of Damen vessels, equipment and products.