SAAM Towage’s electric tugs have successfully completed sea trials, a significant step toward reducing their annual greenhouse gas emissions, and an update from last week’s article about the tugs undergoing testing. Operated in collaboration with Teck and Neptune Terminals at the Port of Vancouver, prioritize sustainability by utilizing two Li-ion battery banks charged through British Columbia’s hydroelectric power grid. These 100 percent electric vessels, boasting a 70 metric ton maximum bollard pull, aim to revolutionize the tug industry. SAAM Towage’s Managing Director, Hernán Gómez, emphasized the importance of this milestone in advancing the company’s sustainability goals. Operating over 20 tugs in B.C, SAAM Towage is a key player in the Americas’ towage services, facilitating numerous maneuvers annually.