Our History

Established in Suva Fiji some 40 years ago for Tug and Salvage operations in the Pacific Region closely associated with Marine Pacific Limited and United Salvage it has grown and moved from a business based on leased equipment to  the present fleet of Five fully owned Tugs.

The parent bodies of South Sea Towage Limited commenced its Tug and Salvage operations in Fiji around 1960. From this time it has moved from business based on leased equipment to the present fleet of five fully owned Tugs and its own premises at Eliza Street Walu Bay adjacent to the busy Suva Main Wharf area.

Staff numbers have matched the Company’s growth to the present 44 members, 33 based in the Suva Operations and 11 in the Lautoka. Many within the Engineering and Operations area have obtained overseas experience during their careers working on a range of Foreign Vessels in both the Southern and Northern Hemisphere.

A South Sea Towage Limited operation has taken it to a wide field of operations as far offshore as Chile, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia and PNG.

They have had a responsibility for all traffic entering into Fiji Main wharf, Suva and Lautoka, with highlights being the berthing of with Queen Elizabeth II on Suva Port.

Vessels of the size of …………… GRT are regularly handled both within the ports and outer ports involving Wood Chips.