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
Smit Lamnalco takes delivery of final two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in four vessel order

Smit Lamnalco takes delivery of final two Damen ASD Tugs 3212 in four vessel order

Damen has delivered the third and fourth units in a four-vessel contract to leading towage company Smit Lamnalco. All four vessels are Damen’s popular and powerful ASD Tug 3212 class with a bollard pull of 80 …
Nov 13, 2018 /  Vessels
London welcomes new-built ATD tugboat

London welcomes new-built ATD tugboat

Svitzer, a leading provider of harbour and terminal towage to the global shipping industry, welcomes Svitzer Meridian in the port of London. The Meridian is the newest addition to Svitzer’s powerful fleet serving …
Nov 2, 2018 /  Vessels
De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid 'Fregate' and ASD Tug 2310 SD 'Papillon'

De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid 'Fregate' and ASD Tug 2310 SD 'Papillon'

The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture between Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage and Salvage. The ceremony took place in the …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Vessels
HVCC and Kotug Smit Towage optimise conditions of entry at the Port of Hamburg

HVCC and Kotug Smit Towage optimise conditions of entry at the Port of Hamburg

Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC) and Kotug Smit Towage, provider of harbour towage, will in future work closely together at the Port of Hamburg in order to coordinate preliminary planning for ship calls and …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Curious
Vancouver to Welcome Two New Cheoy Lee Built RAstar 3200 Escort Tugs for SAAM SMIT Towage Canada

Vancouver to Welcome Two New Cheoy Lee Built RAstar 3200 Escort Tugs for SAAM SMIT Towage Canada

Robert Allan Ltd. announced on Friday (Sep28) that SAAM SMIT TOWAGE CANADA Inc. (SST Canada), a joint venture partnership between Boskalis of the Netherlands and SAAM S.A of Chile, has recently completed the purchase of …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Boluda Towage and Salvage collaborates in construction of megaport on Pacific coast of Panama

Boluda Towage and Salvage collaborates in construction of megaport on Pacific coast of Panama

Boluda Corporación Marítima’s towage division has a long-term chartering contract with Chinese company SDC Panama Construction SA, contracted by the developer of the port project, Chinese investment …
Sep 27, 2018 /  Curious
ESSAR Extends Engagement With Svitzer in Liverpool

ESSAR Extends Engagement With Svitzer in Liverpool

Svitzer, a leading provider of harbour and terminal towage to the global shipping industry, has entered a yearlong agreement with Essar Oil UK to provide towage service related to the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex in …
Sep 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

Recently the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Southampton took place in the Port of Zeebrugge. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour towage activities, …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 ‘Mars’ and ‘Mercurius’

Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 ‘Mars’ and ‘Mercurius’

Two of Iskes Towage’s vessels, the Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius, have been officially named at a ceremony held at IJmuiden Port, Amsterdam. The naming formed part of an event held to mark the 50th …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels