KOTUG’s ‘SD Honour’ joins ‘SD Power’ to provide continuous terminal support to growing floating offshore production facilities at the Liza Field
KOTUG Guyana Inc. (100% local subsidiary of KOTUG International B.V.) has been awarded a second contract by Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) to support operations in Guyana. KOTUG’s latest additions, the 120 tonnes bollard pull strong “SD Honour”, will join the fleet of dedicated offshore terminal tugs supporting the two Floating Production, Storage and Offloading units (FPSO’s) offshore Guyana with static tow, push-pull duties and general offshore support to very large crude carriers (VLCC’s) taking offload cargo from the FPSO’s.
KOTUG International has been supporting EEPGL since October 2021 with the state-of-the-art and unique Offshore Terminal tug “SD Power’, marking KOTUG’s first operation in South America.
“The addition of the SD Honour to KOTUG’s operations is a reflection of KOTUG’s high values and standards with regards to safe operations, teamwork and maritime excellence. Strengthened by the outstanding performance of the crew onboard the SD Power, we are proud to be able to contribute to the rapid growth of EEPGL ’s operations and continue our pleasant and transparent working relationship. With our expertise and large fleet of Offshore Support Vessels, we can support offshore floating projects that emerge in response to rising energy demand at short notice” Says Ard-Jan Kooren – CEO and President of KOTUG International