Boluda Corporación Marítima logo reaches Antarctica

Adventurous and keen photography enthusiast Juan Luis Burriel, Boluda Towage and Salvage mechanic at the Valencia base, came up with the idea of taking a corporate photo on the Antarctic continent

“It was a personal challenge, and although anyone can reach the Antarctic nowadays, frankly I wouldn’t recommend the journey to anyone, particularly the two-day Drake Passage crossing each way, with ten-metre waves during the thousand kilometre voyage.” 37-year-old Juan Luis Burriel, Boluda Towage and Salvage mechanic at the tugboat base in Valencia, describes his trip to Antarctica between 26 March and 6 April this year, where he was keen that his stunning photographs of the expedition should include one of the Boluda Corporación Marítima logo on the peninsula of this southern continent.
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Chairman of Boluda Towage and Salvage and Boluda Tankers Joaquín Lozano Torres retires after 39 years with company

The Boluda family express their affection and acknowledge the important work carried out by Lozano, in appreciation of his management expertise, essential in the towing service’s expansion into the Americas from 1997

Joaquín Lozano Torres, who held the position of Chairman of Boluda Towage and Salvage and Boluda Tankers, Boluda Corporación Marítima’s towage, transportation and fuel supply divisions, has retired this April after 39 years linked to the holding company. Continue reading

Boluda Lines collaborates with Una luz para ellas to create workshop for one hundred women and day care centre in Senegal

The shipping company provided the Valencian NGO Formation Senegal (Senegal Training) with a 40 ft. container for material storage and free shipping from Valencia to Dakar

The solidarity initiative is part of the Humanitarian Transport program

Boluda Corporación Marítima’s shipping company Boluda Lines has collaborated again with the Valencian non-governmental organization (NGO) Formation Senegal, this time in the Una luz para ellas (A light for women) project which aims to build a workshop to train one hundred women and day-care centre in the village of Nguisguir Bamba, located in Kebèmer, in the rural region of Louga, in the north Senegal area of the African Sahel. Continue reading

Boluda Towage and Salvage expands tugboat fleet in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria port

The VB TAMARAN joins ten other units operating in the Canarian port to increase service capacity and manoeuvring power

Boluda Corporación Marítima’s towage division Boluda Towage and Salvage has added a new azimuth tractor tugboat in the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The VB TAMARAN joins ten other tugs operating in the Canarian port to facilitate ships’ entry and exit from the port area. Continue reading

Boluda Corporación Marítima to showcase new global maritime services at Intermodal Sao Paulo

Boluda attends for the sixth consecutive year with its own stand, number 63, Hall 8

New vessel the VICKY B operating in the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway has helped increase frequency to a weekly service to meet increased river transport demand in the area

For the sixth consecutive year Boluda Corporación Marítima is attending the Intermodal South America international exhibition, one of the most important logistics forums in the international arena, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil this year from 19 to 21 March. During the 25th annual event the holding company will be showcasing their new global maritime services in Latin America to visitors and clients at stand 63, hall 8. Continue reading

Boluda Corporación Marítima expands its reach in Northern Europe

Negotiations to purchase Dutch company Kotug Smit Towage propel the Spanish holding company towards global leadership

Due to take place at the end of the second quarter of 2019, the deal is worth 300 million euros

Boluda Corporación Marítima has signed a letter of intent to acquire all the shares, worth 300 million euros, of Kotug Smit Towage, a company operating in North Sea countries (United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany). Continue reading

Boluda Lines attends Fruit Logistica trade fair in Berlin for first time from February 6 to 8 with own stand

The Boluda Corporación Marítima shipping company has 14 specialized lines for perishable and refrigerated produce

The shipping company will be exhibiting at stand C-01 in Hall 26

Boluda Corporación Marítima shipping company Boluda Lines will exhibit with its own stand (C-01, Hall 26) in its first attendance at Fruit Logistica, the world’s leading fresh produce trade fair, to be held on 6, 7 and 8 February at the Expocenter City and the Citycube in Berlin, Germany. This event showcases the entire fruit and vegetables supply chain in a single space, providing a global market view of new products and technology, as well as innumerable international networking opportunities. Continue reading

Boluda Towage and Salvage tugboats manoeuvre the Juan Sebastián Elcano out of port of Cádiz


The Spanish Navy training ship starts its 91st training cruise with a tour of America and Northern Europe

Four Boluda Towage and Salvage tugboats were tasked by the Cadiz Pilotage Corporation to participate in the exit manoeuvres of the Spanish Navy training ship the Juan Sebastián de Elcano and its two escort vessels the Infanta Elena and Tofiño. This is the ship’s ninety-first training cruise, setting sail this week from the port of Cádiz bound for Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The VB ROTA, VB JEREZ, VB BOXER, VB CADIZ and VB MAESTRO, all belong to Boluda Corporación Marítima’s towage division. Continue reading

Boluda Corporación Marítima expands its minor port services fleet

The company’s subsidiary Port Services has added the multi-purpose vessel GREEN HUELVA, the catamaran VB ALEGRANZA, the crane vessel PARDELA CHICA and barge AMASUR 9

Boluda Corporación Marítima has added four new units to its subsidiary Port Services, which are already providing services in the ports of Huelva, Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, continuing the company’s current policy of continuous fleet improvement and modernization within the internal business division. Continue reading

Vilma Oil contracts second Boluda Tankers vessel to operate in port of Ceuta

The PETROBAY barge will serve ships in the Strait of Gibraltar together with a second company tanker, the SPABUNKER CUARENTA 

Belonging to the fleet of Boluda Tankers, the Boluda Maritime Corporation division responsible for fuel transport and bunkering, the PETROBAY oil tanker has arrived at the Ceuta Port Authority-managed bay to provide bunker supply services to ships anchored in the waters of the city’s Port Authority. Continue reading