Operating in both Western Australia and Queensland, Rivtow Marine is an innovative operator in the Australian harbour towage market. We aim for a reputation as the world’s best.
In Hay Point, Rivtow Marine Queensland provides management of a fleet of vessels at the Port of Hay Point. As a result, Rivtow Marine Queensland is the sole service provider for BMA for tug management and towage services.
In Port Hedland, Rivtow Marine manages the largest fleet of tugs in any port in Australia with 17 tugs under its leadership. Rivtow Marine provides a safe, flexible and efficient service to its customer in Port Hedland. This allows for the largest bulk export port in the world to operate seamlessly on a continual 24/7 basis.
Riverwijs is a world class towage and marine service provider combining the strengths of Riverside Marine with Danish international towage and salvage company Svitzer (part of th A.P Moller-Maersk group).
This alliance allows Riverwijs access to a vast pool of skills and experience in ports and terminals around the world.
Current operations include:
- LNG Terminal Towage
- The Withnell Bay export terminal in the Port of Dampier, WA – this is a Woodside owned facility operating on behalf of the North West Shelf Joint Venture Project
- The Pluto LNG terminal in the Port of Dampier, WA for Woodside Energy
- Harbour towage services and tug assistance for berthing/unberthing
of vessels in:
- The Port of Dampier, WA
- The Port of Bunbury, WA
- Emergency Towage First Response for AMSA in North West Australia
- Pilot boat services for Woodside Energy in the Port of Dampier
Scientists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) carrying out world leading research off the coasts of Queensland, the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Papua New Guinea are supported by the highly skilled staff of Riverside Marine Townsville.
In managing research vessels on behalf of AIMS for over 22 years, the company is able to ensure the provision of a reliable service to the scientists carrying out this vital research.
Riverside Marine Townsville staff also work closely with scientific staff to improve vessel performance and provide naval architecture and mechanical engineering expertise during modifications to vessels and in deciding on vessel replacements.
The Riverside Marine Team have recently transformed the Magnetic into a research vessel to provide a platform for marine biologists conducting research on the Great Barrier Reef. To view the specifications for the Magnetic, click here.