Thames Tug Hire
BETTER BY WATER
TUG HIRE THROUGHOUT THE RIVER THAMES AND MEDWAY
Livett’s Group offer a fleet of six tugs for hire that are suitable for a wide array of projects on the River Thames, River Medway and its connected waterways. Our tugs range in size and style, including push/pull tugs with hydraulic wheelhouses, and are equipped with essential life saving equipment.
The tugs are designed to be used with the large number of barges, pontoons and other specialist craft in our extensive fleet. All of our highly experienced crew are appropriately trained in the latest first aid and sea survival techniques.
Our tugs have been used on countless projects varying from marine civil engineering, logistics, River Thames filming and promotional stunts in recent years, including:
- Thames Tideway Tunnel
- London New Year’s Eve Fireworks
- Virgin Media – Be The Fastest campaign launch
- Baynard House development
- Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus Motorcycle Backflip
- Red Bull Music Odyssey
- CO2 Tanks Removal
- National Lottery PR stunt
WHY HIRE TUGS FROM LIVETT'S
Livett’s are one of the most experienced tug hire companies in London, having owned and operated tugs of all sizes on the River Thames for over 35 years.
We are hugely proud of the quality and versatility of our fleet, and place a paramount emphasis on the safe and sustainable use of tugs on the river. As such we are the go-to company for tug hire on the Thames.
All tugs are licenced by the Port of London Authority, maintained to the highest standards, and have the most suitable life saving appliances on board.
All of our marine crew are trained to the latest STCW standards and attend regular first aid refresher courses, while having expert local knowledge and experience in providing tug services on the River Thames and River Medway.
The varied nature of our tugs means they are practical, ideal solutions for a wide range of projects – from the nimble Alfie for smaller tows to our larger push/pull tugs Christian and Felix which boast hydraulic wheelhouses.
With over 35 boats in the Livett’s Group fleet, we are able to offer turnkey solutions to your tug hire requirements, include a wide array of available barges and pontoons. We also have a range of other vessels and specialist craft suitable for use as safety boats and workboats, among other tasks.
Across our six tugs we are able to assist with the transportation of virtually anything, from aggregate and plant on barges or bespoke builds and stages for promotional stunts.