Parana Logistica


Parana Logistica is a young & experienced marine contractor based in Buenos Aires – Argentina, with more than 30 years of experience achieved through its former company in the shipping industry.

Over the years, the world’s marine and offshore industries have evolved, generating new opportunities and at the same time more complex and demanding operations.

Under such circumstances, our team inspired to develop an innovative approach to clients, combining expertise and own fleet with strong strategic alliances with a large and diverse network of floating assets to serve the industry needs.

With access to a wide variety of units, we are well prepared to deliver hands-on and comprehensive solutions to our clients making special emphasis in the towage, dredging support, offshore support, construction and salvage industry both in open seas and inland waters.

Combined experience of our team, innovation, reliability, cost-effective services and a personal approach are our foot print.

We provide safe, reliable and efficient marine services.

We conduct our commercial practices honestly and transparently to preserve our company’s, our employees’ and client’s integrity.

Our goal is to become a company to which people want to belong, to become a company bench mark for others and to retain our shore and seagoing key staff, among others.

  • We are open to changes, anticipate and benefit from them.
  • We work on the continuous conscience about safety and protection.
  • We maintain and operate our fleet to the higher standards.
  • We daily contribute to raise our environmental awareness.
  • Constantly develop processes that assure reliable and efficient services for our clients.
  • Encourage continuous training for our shore based and seagoing staff.
  • Care about the environment in all operations we conduct.
  • Prioritize the safety and health of human beings in all activities.
  • Increase our abilities to achieve the goals we are pursuing.

Health, Safety, Quality and Environment

At PARANA Logistica SA, we are meticulous about safety.

We are constantly working on our ISM in a proactive way to assure that all employees are committed to the safety and quality in all activities which are carried out meeting or exceeding our expectations. Officers and rest of the crew are continuously trained through courses and seminars dictated externally, on board and at our offices allowing them to develop and improve as regards safety and quality and meet the strict requirements of international maritime legislation. Our goal is Zero Incidents, Accidents and Oil Spills.

All accidents, incidents and near misses’ reports are carefully analyzed by our crews and the HSQE team allowing us to significantly reduce throughout the last years the amount of incidents on board.

We are well aware of the high quality and safety demands of the oil industry and are committed to achieve strict compliance with increasingly rigorous vetting, TMSA, OCIMF, IMCA, national and international requirements strengthening our competitiveness on the market as days go by.

Environment is a priority in our company. All employees develop their tasks with responsibility and under rigorous quality standards ALWAYS preserving the space that surrounds us. We are conscious about the important role that PARANA Logistica plays in the market, reason why we are constantly working to build a better place to live in. We aim to minimize our impact on the environment elaborating realistic aims to achieve.


We have a solid track record in developing tailormade solutions for national and international customers utilizing own vessels, third-party assets and our in-house team of professionals including marine experts, naval architects and engineers.

We assist our customers in most of the project’s stages, from arranging work permits to providing personnel & floating assets always in compliance with safety standards and local cabbotage regulations.

Transport & Towing

Barges – Fleeting Services in Parana River ports.

Towing – Inland and offshore tows and preparation including plans and approvals towards flag/class/MWS.

Cargo Transport (CPP and DPP, dry, project, containers, roll on / roll off)

Offshore & Marine Construction

Cable Laying – route/seabed clearance & support to cable layer, shore-end landing, pre-lay shore end.

Pipe Laying – pipes transport, anchor handling, accommodation, personnel, etc.

Ship to Ship – lightering support vessels, fenders & hoses delivery

Oil & Gas Platforms – supply, stand by and other duties.

Seismic Survey – route clearance, chase vessel and support to seismic vessel i.e. bunkers & stores delivery, crew change, etc.

Seabed Mapping Survey – survey vessels for multibeam, side scan sonar, bathymetries, etc.

Dredging Support – push/pull, hopper coupling, floating and sinker lines positioning.

Seismic Survey – route clearance, chase vessel and support to seismic vessel i.e. bunkers & stores delivery, crew change, etc.

Seabed Mapping Survey – survey vessels for multibeam, side scan sonar, bathymetries, etc.

Dredging Support – push/pull, hopper coupling, floating and sinker lines positioning.

Rescue & Marine Salvage

Parana Logistica is able to provide instant and professional response to a variety of marine emergency situations. We have professional trained staff, fully equipped vessels and a vast network of subcontractors and strategic alliances throughout the country.

We support owners, underwriters, brokers and global salvage companies with own and commercially managed assets including ocean going and inland tugs, floating cranes, state of the art portable equipment and FiFi capabilities.

Our Projects

Our Projects

Malbec & Tannat Fiber Laying


Our Atlantic Dama carried out pre lay grapnel run preparing route in Argentinian and Uruguayan seas before cable layer ILE DE SEIN started deploying the cables. Additionally, we provided shore equipment and personnel during shore end landing phase at Las Toninas on behalf of Louis Dreyfus Travocean.

Carina Aries Field Construction


Carina Aries field – Participated in 2001 as Mc Dermott’s main subcontractor in the construction of the biggest and world’s southerly offshore natural gas production project operated by Total. Among others, services included pipes & materials delivery to site, shore logistics, crewing, work permits, customs handling and other main agent duties.

Ship-to-Ship Support


Assisted more than 100 lightering operations in the past 5 years for customers such as YPF, Shell, Raizen, Axion and Chevron with ZERO LTI record. All equipment and LSV are fully compliant with industry standards.

Barges arriving from Mississippi River


Participated in project’s overall planification and execution of barges’ unstucking in the Parana River following their arrival in semi-submersible vessels.

Refloating of grounded bulk carrier


Our AHT GOLONDRINA DE MAR rendered lightering support, supply and towing services to grounded Bulk Carrier at Rio de la Plata on behalf of T&T Salvage, LLC. Around 7000tn of dry cargo was lightered to reduce ground reaction and tow her back into the channel.

Seismic support services


Delivered seismic support services during three 3D seismic campaigns on behalf of Western Geco and CGG in areas CAA40/46, FENIX and CALAMAR all of them in Cuenca Austral and Malvinas Basin area in challenging weather conditions.

Barge fleeting services


We provide logistics/fleeting solutions to VALE and ADM in ports of San Nicolas and San Lorenzo, Argentina with our dedicated push boats, including towing, discharge and watch services to their fleet of barges.

Underwater Gas Pipe Survey


Our AHTS ATLANTIC DAMA conducted the 4-year survey on two gas pipelines connecting Santa Cruz with Tierra del Fuego on Magellan Strait. Scope included integrity survey, seabed mapping, sub bottom profile and bathymetric survey.

Diffusers installation on sewer “Riachuelo”


Our CRUZ DEL SUR delivered anchor handling, towing and positioning services to floating crane “POSEIDON” during the installation of 38 diffusers on top of sewer (1,5km) off Buenos Aires, Rio de la Plata.

Construction of underwater gas pipe “Cruz del Sur”


On behalf of Saipem, our company as main contractor delivered master agency services, crew management, towing, supply and pipes delivery during underwater gas pipe installation connecting Argentina with Uruguay (57km) – Gasoducto Cruz del Sur.

Towing of unmanned dredger


Preparation and execution on behalf of Jan De Nul for the inland tow of dredger named Kaerius from Buenos Aires to Montevideo with ours ATLANTIC DAMA and GOLONDRINA DE MAR.

Towing dead-ship from Argentina to Paraguay


Towing of partly laden feeder container who suffered engine break down from San Pedro to Asuncion, Paraguay (1300km) on behalf of container line CMA CGM.

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    Get in touch with us

    Paraná Logística SA
    Alvear 653 – San Fernando
    Buenos Aires (CP 1646), Argentina

    Office: +54-11-52722299

    +54911 67407419