Kotug Smit Towage assisted Allseas’ Stinger and Bumblebee in the Port of Rotterdam

Kotug Smit Towage assisted Allseas’ Stinger and Bumblebee in the Port of Rotterdam

On March 06, 2019, Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit, the largest construction vessel in the world, arrived in the port of Rotterdam to prepare itself for upcoming topsides lift works. The preparations included the …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Vessels
WATCH: Kotug Smit Towage assisted LNG vessel MV PSKOV in Zeebrugge

WATCH: Kotug Smit Towage assisted LNG vessel MV PSKOV in Zeebrugge

Film producer At Sea and in the Air (Steve Derudder and John Derudder) created beautiful drone footage of Kotug Smit Towage assisting the LNG tanker “MV PSKOV” into the Port of Zeebrugge. In 2018, Fluxys …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Boluda Corporación Marítima expands its reach in Northern Europe

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 …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Curious
Three new tug boats for Mid West Ports under new non-exclusive license

Three new tug boats for Mid West Ports under new non-exclusive license

Svitzer Australia will bring three state-of-the-art new build tugs to the Port of Geraldton as part of a non-exclusive license for towage services with Mid West Ports, which last year handled trade exceeding AUD $6.1b in …
Mar 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Boskalis and Kotug sign LOI to sell Kotug Smit Towage to Boluda

Boskalis and Kotug sign LOI to sell Kotug Smit Towage to Boluda

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), together with its co-shareholder Kotug International B.V. (Kotug), has signed a letter of intent (LOI) relating to the sale of Kotug Smit Towage to Boluda Group (Boluda). Under …
Mar 4, 2019 /  Curious
First Caisson Sets Sail for Aberdeen South Harbour

First Caisson Sets Sail for Aberdeen South Harbour

Aberdeen Harbour’s £350-million expansion has reached another landmark stage with the first 6,000-tonne caisson beginning its journey to South Harbour on Monday (Feb25). The concrete unit departed from …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Alfons Håkans has ordered two escort tugs to operate in the Baltic Sea

Alfons Håkans has ordered two escort tugs to operate in the Baltic Sea

The family-owned company, Alfons Håkans, a major towage operator with decades of regional expertise in Northern Baltic Sea region, has signed a contract about two ice-class 67-ton bollard pull ASD tugs with Sanmar …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Boskalis signs deal to sell its equity stake in SAAM SMIT Towage for USD 201 million

Boskalis signs deal to sell its equity stake in SAAM SMIT Towage for USD 201 million

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has signed an agreement with SAAM S.A. (SAAM) relating to the sale and purchase of the equity stake held by Boskalis in SAAM SMIT Towage. Under the terms of the agreement, the …
Feb 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini for two tugs ASD 2411

Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini for two tugs ASD 2411

Rimorchiatori Spezzini, a subsidiary of the Scafi Group, has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for two new Damen ASD Tugs 2411. The order comes as part of Scafi’s plans to expand its fleet in response to the newly …
Nov 20, 2018 /  Curious
KOTUG and Petroconsult join forces to establish KOTUG PETRO Maritime (KPM)

KOTUG and Petroconsult join forces to establish KOTUG PETRO Maritime (KPM)

KPM awarded a long-term contract  by Arab Petroleum Pipelines Company SUMED   Leading global towage company KOTUG International BV has signed an agreement with Petroconsult to create a joint venture company …
Nov 13, 2018 /  Curious