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Tug Technology & Business


Tug Technology & Business meets the information needs of commercial, operational and technical management for tug operators worldwide and keeps those responsible for tug services in ports and terminals updated with the latest international developments. Since its launch in 2014, the Tug Technology & Business has become an essential read for tug professionals globally.


Through its team of highly experienced editors and journalists Tug Technology & Business offers an independent perspective on the technical innovations and emerging solutions to the challenges the industry faces and takes a uniquely in-depth look at the needs of the end users of tug services.

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Key Facts:


66% of the magazine readership are shipowners, operators, managers, ports & terminal operators**

• Each issue is circulated to 10,200 tug professionals (5,000 print, 5,200 digital)**

70% of the readership have key purchasing roles**



Global Reach:


Reader analysis by geographical breakdown**

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2021 Features

Additional distribution

1st Quarter


• Special Focus: Asia

• Tug designers

• Propulsion: Engines and Generators

• Oceangoing and project towage

• Classification

• Deck machinery

• Ice operations

Sea Asia, Singapore

2nd Quarter


• Special Focus: Northern Europe

• Propulsion: LNG & Hybrid Technology

• Salvage operations

• Fire-fighting and pollution control

• Navigation & electronics

• Terminal operations

• Training & simulation

Nor- Shipping, Oslo

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo

3rd Quarter


• Special Focus: Mediterranean

• Special Focus: Middle East

• Tug designers

• Propulsion: Thrusters & Propellers

• Harbour towage

• Automation & control systems

• Deck machinery

Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East, Abu Dhabi

Europort Rotterdam

Maritime Hybrid & Electric Conference, Bergen

Maritime Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference, Bergen

Smart Tug Operations Conference, Singapore

4th Quarter


• Special Focus: Americas

• Tugs of the Year 2021

• Propulsion: fuel efficiency/alternative fuels

• Inland waterways

• Terminal operations

• Insurance & legal

• Bridge technology

International Workboat Show

Marintec, Shanghai

Maritime Hybrid & Electric Conference, Seattle

Regular Features:

  • Editor’s comment
  • Profiles of significant new tugs
  • Operator profile
  • OEM technology & business focus

Regular Features:

  • Orderbook analysis
  • Newbuilding completions
  • Equipment & technology update
  • Market trends




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Digital Editions - Riviera


Tug Technology and Business

3rd Quarter 2020

Svitzer expands escort fleet to meet Port Said growth; P&O Maritime Logistics CEO explains growth strategy; GAC, Kotug and Svitzer provide regional insight; Wilson Sons improves safety through digitalisation and AI


Tug Technology and Business

2nd Quarter 2020

Pacific Tug CEO explains Australian investment plans; Owners overcome coronavirus and business challenges; Svitzer tackles challenges in thriving Asian markets; Tugs save 214 ships and 2.3M tonnes of pollution


Tug Technology and Business

1st Quarter 2020

Soaring demand: 291 tugs contracted worldwide; Container port expansion drives tug newbuilding demand; Class enables tectonic shifts in tug technology

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Indrit Kruja

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Your Editorial Representatives:

Martyn Wingrove


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e: martyn.wingrove@rivieramm.com

John Snyder

Managing Editor

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e: john.snyder@rivieramm.com

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