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‘Pacific Titan’ delivered to ECM

ECM’s newbuild shallow draft utility tug ‘Pacific Titan’ has been delivered by HSS Shipyard. Sea trials were completed late 2016, during which she performed beyond expectation, posting a LR-certified continuous static bollard pull figure of 31.6T at 100% MCR – impressive for a shallow draft design and especially for a

‘Pacific Titan’ launched

ECM’s newbuild shallow draft utility tug “Pacific Titan” was successfully launched on 10th Sep 2016. The vessel was designed by ECM in conjunction with local Australian naval architects, and represents the first of type ECM RHINOTUG 26-30, built under full-time ECM supervision and quality control at HSS shipyard. Built for

‘Pacific Titan’ nears completion

Construction of our new 26m 30T BP work boat ‘Pacific Titan’ is nearing completion. Shallow draft utility tug with anchor handling capabilities. Designed in conjunction with local naval architects, purpose built multi-role vessel for plough dredging & bed levelling, dredging support, barge handling, towing, and anchor handling. She features several

ECM acquires barge ‘Crest 181’

ECM have acquired the 55m (180′) deck cargo barge ‘Crest 181’. Suitable for marine construction and logistics projects. Key attributes: Class GL +100A5 Pontoon Size 54.9 x 17.1 x 3.66m Max Deadweight 2,151T Deck Loading 10T/m2 Optional equipment: 4 nos 12 x 2m 150Tm Loading Ramps 4, 6, or 8

New operations base at Brisbane

In addition to our traditional home port of Gladstone, East Coast Maritime Pty Ltd have established an operations base at Hemmant, Brisbane. Tugs based at ECM Brisbane: HT Salute – 16m 12T BP twin screw Lismore – 16m 9T BP twin screw Barges based at ECM Brisbane: Crest 181 –

East Coast Maritime - Suzanne Ross - Refloated

ECM salvages ‘Suzanne Ross’

ECM successfully completes the salvage of the 18m timber trawler Suzanne Ross, which sank in 23m of water off Great Keppel Island in July 2014. ECM’s tug Lismore and dive support vessel Independence 1 were despatched to site with a salvage team of 8 personnel under the command of ECM’s

Pacific Conquest Tsunami Buoy New Zealand

ECM complete Tasman Sea Tsunami Buoy Maintenance

ECM have completed the contract to retrieve, service, and redeploy two Tsunami monitoring buoys in the Tasman Sea with our special purpose vessel Pacific Conquest. Specialised equipment and Client personnel was transported to and from the southern tip of the Southland of New Zealand. The Client required a vessel with

Pacific Conquest - bed levelling at Gladstone

ECM awarded GPC bed levelling

ECM have been awarded the bed levelling services package for Gladstone Ports Corporation’s 2014 maintenance dredging campaign, continuing a long and successful collaboration with the GPC that stretches back more than 10 years. For operational purposes, the campaign will be split between our primary plough vessel Pacific Conquest, and our

Lismore - Plough Vessel

ECM develop modular plough system

Due to high demand for ECM’s plough dredging & bed levelling services, we have developed¬†a new modular ploughing system for tugs & workboats which is able to be installed and removed by 2 crew in 1-2 hours with the assistance of a shore-based crane. Our plough vessel Lismore was fitted

ECM installs multi-beam sonar

In response to increasing demand for plough dredging & bed levelling services independent of dedicated dredging and survey vessels, ECM have permanently installed survey-grade multi-beam sonar on our primary ploughing vessel Pacific Conquest. The addition of multi-beam sonar now enables crew to monitor progress in real-time without the need for