KOTUG International is a leading Towage Services provider, with a fleet of 100+ tugs active across the globe.
KOTUG’s areas of expertise include Terminal Towage, Harbour Towage, Offshore Operations and Salvage Operations. We charter vessels to clients worldwide on short and long term contracts. Our long-standing knowledge is consolidated in the Maritime Excellence Center which provides training and consultancy.
Headquartered in The Netherlands, KOTUG is active in Europe, Russia, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Caribbean and continues to expand its operations worldwide.
We combine global knowledge with local expertise in several Joint Ventures with local partners. KOTUG is renowned for establishing solid, long-term business relationships with clients in industries such as Oil & Gas, Mining, Renewables, Offshore and Port Authorities.
KOTUG is firmly committed to the highest industry standards of health, safety, environment, quality and security.
ABOUT KOTUGACTIVITIESLETTER FROM THE BOARD
KOTUG demonstrates remote controlled tugboat sailing over a long distance. A unique joint industry project Kotug demonstrates the sailing of the first remote controlled tugboat over a long distance today. The RT Borkum was controlled from the International Tug, Salvage & OSV Convention and Exhibition (ITS) ITS in Marseille, while the RT Borkum was sailing in Rotterdam. A captain of KOTUG took over the control of the tug via a remote secured internet line and camera images. These cameras and controls of the tugboat were used on the demo consoles in Marseille. This project is a joint industry project by the sponsors mentioned below. There was no external subsidy used. READ MORE
KOTUG Australia (KOTUG) and Teekay Shipping Australia Pty Ltd. (Teekay) have successfully concluded a deal in order to re-shape KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd. (KTM) from a 50/50 joint venture to a full subsidiary of the KOTUG group. READ MORE
KOTUG firmly focuses on sustainability
and long-term business continuation.
KOTUG works with clients in Oil & Gas, Offshore, Mining and Shipping industries.
Our services include escorting, berthing and safety cover, including firefighting and oil pollution control.
KOTUG provides terminal towage assistance to Port Terminals as well as floating facilities such as FSO, FPSO, FLNG, FSRU, and SPM Terminals.
We have a track record in assisting Rigs, Barges, Offshore Structures and Construction Modules. We also provide safe and professional salvage assistance across the globe.