Tug Kingston from Griffin TMS Ltd


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Coastal Towage Specialists

Griffin Towage Ltd specialises in Coastal Towage Services and since 1999, has proudly been one of the most reliable and cost effective coastal towage operators in Northern Europe.

The company operates a fleet of purpose designed, built and specially equipped tugs with a long and successful track record of stricken ship rescues, coastal deliveries of construction plant, jack-up barges, and every type of vessel, from support ships and tankers, to trawlers and super yacht hulls. The fleet also carries out international deliveries to Southern Europe, West Africa and across the Mediterranean.

 Personal service from people who care

 Tugs with slim, hydrodynamically efficient hulls

 Deep, single screws, for maximum traction

 Single engine, for fuel economy

 Simple engine management, for reliability

 Crews trained and experienced in coastal towage

The company is also able to offer a choice of harbour tugs for standby, relief or additional support operations.

Griffin Towage offers reliable, fast and economical tug services for towage, port operations, standby, guard and supply duties.

Recent Customer Feedback

23rd January 2018

    “ Thanks for a job well done.”  

    “From our side too, well done - a very difficult job.”  


1st January 2018

    " Very pleased to hear that you managed to establish the towing connections in such bad conditions! Well done!!" 

    "Very good news to read that your Lady reached a safe place of shelter ........."

    "Many thanks to you guys out there who have helped and assisted to achieve this positive result."

    "Also from owners side, many thanks to all involved in the rescue for the good work."


23rd December 2017

    "Just wanted to thank you for a job well done at such short notice, it is greatly appreciated."


16th December 2017

    "Very impressed by your reactivity and efficiency." 


1st November 2017 

    "Thank you Griffin Towage – and please pass on our thanks to Kingston’s Master in particular for his patience!"


2nd October 2017

    "Many thanks for all your help and for a job well done, getting our vessel safely to Tallinn." 


5th May 2017 

    "I am a happy customer, already upstream at Rouen ready to load. Goliath is heavier by a few bottles! Merci."

The fleet is based in Poole Harbour, on the South coast of England. However, our tugs are regularly placed in other UK ports to enable fast local services to be offered to our many clients around the coast of England, as well as in central and northern Europe.

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