Tugtastic: The Twofold Bay tug looking fresh and flash after its major $300,000 rebuilt, now ready to take on its harbour duties.

The Twofold Bay tug hits the water

Eden welcomes its newest tug to the tugboat family. The Twofold Bay has arrived to replace its sister ship, the Keppel Bay tug.

The little tug that could sails through Bundy

ONE of Pacific Tug's more powerful boats pulled into Bundy briefly before continuing on its way to Sydney today. Indee, is a Z-Tech 2800 tug with more than double the pull needed to meet the Bundaberg port requirements, stopped to help pull…

Salvage of FV Dianne

Pacific Tug has completed the salvage of the fishing trawler FV Dianne, which overturned in stormy seas off 1770 on 16 October, taking the lives of six of the seven crew members on board. It sparked one of the largest ever marine search operations…

Salvage of “LO SHEN’ by Wide Bay Shipping Services

On the 28th November 2017 Wide Bay Shipping Services at Eden were requested to assist the stricken vessel ‘LO SHEN’, located approximately 20nm south-east of Green Cape. The vessel Flinders Bay was selected for the operation with departure…

Shipping Movements In Bundaberg Smooth Sailing

Harbour Towage in Bundaberg during the first six months of 2017 has been progressing well with tug assistance provided to 13 cargo vessels loading approximately 264,000 tonne of sugar; 11,000t of wood pellets and 15,000 tonne of sand. In addition,…

Port Eden Update - Steve Marks

It is now well over six months since Wide Bay Shipping Services has commenced harbour towage operations in Port of Eden and are now established as an important part of the shipping industry in this area. The tugs and pilot boat are operating…

Wide Bay Shipping Services Assist With Ex-Hmas Tobruk Final Voyage

After a two year process the Queensland Government and the Wide Bay region won the battle to secure the ex-HMAS Tobruk to become a dive site off the Fraser coast. Just over a week after the announcement was made, on Wednesday 14th December,…