The defining moments
Svitzer is established as a pioneering salvage company.
Svitzer buys its first professional diving equipment.
Svitzer salvages a steamship from the bottom of a Swedish lake and rebuilds it into Svitzer’s first steam-engine salvage vessel.
Svitzer enters the towage business.
Svitzer gains recognition with its expertise as it continues to assist vessels in distress during turbulent times of war.
Svitzer is chosen by the UN to handle the clearance operation in the Suez Canal.
The Maersk Group becomes majority shareholder and acquires Svitzer.
Svitzer begins geographical expansion of its core activities through a number of acquisitions.
Svitzer Australia begins with the acquisition of Adsteam Marine.
Svitzer marks its 175th anniversary.
Svitzer sets a revolutionary environmental standard with the launch of the ECOtug.