Tug Boat

With a focus on development and safety, The Hawks pvt. ltd. has introduced a new tug boat services in the Maldives in the beginning of 2019. The two new tractor tug boats “Aaru” and “Baaru” are the latest addition to the strong vessel fleet of the company and – for immediate service - are anchored close to the capital city Male’ and industrial island Thilafushi. The high performance tug boats are designed for ship handling purposes such as pushing and pulling of bigger vessels in a crowded harbor and of disabled vessels for safe sea transportation in Maldivian waters.

With well experienced captains and the latest safety equipment, the tugs are available for rental for business clients and private vessel owners across the country. As a reliable partner in the marine services, The Hawks provides assistance to all kind of ships all around the clock as they arrive and depart.

Ocean-going vessel service

The ocean-going tugs with high bollard pull of up to 40 tons assists with maneuvering in the harbors of the island nation. As our tugs have different specifications, we can offer the right tug boat at the right place.

Barge Transportation

With more than 12 years’ experience in barge operations, we set a focus on handling marine barge ships and most types of cargo movements on the sea which are significant for the import and export segment of the Maldives. The powerful tractor tugs are capable of three hundred and sixty-degree maneuverability and escort services according to client’s requirements.

Disabled boat service

A top priority of our tug boat crew is the assistance for disabled boats or vessels in distress. With our fleet stationed in the Indian Ocean, we can provide tug boat service within a very short time period to solve any shipments emergency.


Tug Boat Specifications
Hawks Aaru
S. DWT 90
S. Draft(M) 4.849
L.O.A 27.80
Breadth 9.10
Depth 4.20
Bollard Pull 40 tons
GRT 266
Class ABB
Type Tractor
HP 1605 HP X2
Hawks Baaru
S. DWT 90
S. Draft(M) 4.849
L.O.A 27.80
Breadth 9.10
Depth 4.20
Bollard Pull 39 tons
GRT 266
Class SL
Type Tractor
HP 1340 HP X2