Anchor Handling Tugs

SML has been providing dedicated AHT / AHTS services to a range of clients since 1990. These services are mainly directed at movement and support of drilling and offshore barges across Indian coastline and Middle East. SML deploys vessels sized from 3200 to 8000 BHP to provide AHT / AHTS services.

AHT / AHTS Activities:

  • Rig move assistance to Jack-up Drilling Units including offloading from the dry tow barge.
  • Towing services for rigs and barges – to & between well locations and ports.
  • Assistance in pinning down at the well locations.
  • Laying and retrieving anchors with anchor chains and / or anchor wires.
  • Supply / standby duties to support offshore drilling operations, plus fire fighting and med-evacuation services.