Projects

A SAMPLE OF OUR SIGNATURE PROJECTS.
March 2022

KOTUG towed and transferred huge topside from Haugesund to Pioneering Spirit

Last week two Towmasters of KOTUG assisted Allseas by towing and transferring a huge topside. The Equinor owned topside P2 of the Johan Sverdrup offshore oil and gas field was transported from the Norwegian city Haugesund to the Allseas' Pioneering Spirit.

The topside, weighing over 27.000 tonnes (104/64/69 meters) was...

February 2022

KOTUG starts with zero-emission transportation from Amsterdam to Zaandam with the first electric E-Pusher™ Type M

KOTUG will deploy the KOTUG E-Pusher type M and four barges for zero-emission barging of cocoa beans from Cargill between the Port of Amsterdam, the largest cocoa import port in the world, and their cocoa facilities in Zaandam. The vessel is equipped with swappable battery energy containers from Shift...

December 2021

KOTUG Canada awarded contract for delivery and operation of three vessels for Trans Mountain Expansion Project

KOTUG Canada Inc., a partnership between KOTUG International B.V. and Canada’s Horizon Maritime Inc., has been awarded a long-term agreement with Trans Mountain, operator of Canada’s only oil pipeline servicing the west coast of Canada providing tidewater access to foreign markets for Canada’s petroleum resources. KOTUG Canada will provide...

October 2021

KOTUG starts operations in Gabon

Supporting Perenco Oil & Gas in optimizing their marine spread with proven Rotor Tug Technology

KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG) has been awarded a long-term contract by Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon S.A. (Perenco) to provide towage support for their operations off Port Gentil, Gabon. The contract includes the chartering, operation...

September 2021

Transporting construction waste over canals in Utrecht with KOTUG E-Pusher™

Competitive, sustainable solution for heavy truck transport in inner cities.

KEY FEATURESClient: Construction company Van Zoelen B.V.Location: Construction site down town UtrechtPeriod: 2021

PROJECTTransporting construction waste and construction materials through the canals in the city centre of Utrecht with the smallest E-Pusher of the KOTUG E-Pusher series, as...

July 2021

KOTUG SAFETY APPLICATION

KOTUG Safety Application

July 7, 2021

RESPONDING TO INCIDENTS IN REAL TIME

KEY FEATURES:Client: AllLocation: GlobalPeriod: Ongoing

KEYWORDS: HSEQ, Intelligence

PROJECTGlobal HSEQ improvement project involving all vessels.

SITUATIONPart of the scope of work on any vessel today, but especially within the Offshore industry, is paperwork. Instructions, checklists and permits which ensure the operation is done...

July 2021

SAFEEN PILOT AND TUGMASTER UPGRADE

KEY FEATURES:Client: Abu Dhabi PortsLocation: Abu DhabiPeriod: December 2018 - January 2019

PROJECTIn Q3 – 2018 KOTUG was awarded the contract for upgrading Pilots and Tug Captains sailing for Safeen in the port of Khalifa and Mina Zayed.

SITUATIONThe upgrade of the Pilots and Tug Captains was requested by Safeen upon the...

June 2021

TasPorts welcomes RT Force to its fleet

The first Rotortug operating on the East Coast of Australia

KOTUG announces the charter agreement with TasPorts, Tasmania. TasPorts has welcomed RT Force to its towage fleet at the Port of Bell Bay, in a demonstration of the company’s commitment to continually managing marine risk and enhancing the services provided to customers. All training, both...

June 2021

TUG MASTER TRAINING SHELL PRELUDE FLNG

TUG MASTER TRAINING ON BOARD AND SIMULATOR TRAINING FOR ISV ROTORTUGS®AT PRELUDE (FLNG)

KEY FEATURES: Client: Shell AustraliaLocation: AustraliaPeriod: Ongoing

KEYWORDS: Simulator training, Tug Master training

PROJECTPrelude is an operational floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, located offshore, north-northeast of Broome, in Western Australia. Prelude FLNG is designed to...

May 2021

Game-changing vessel design for the inland shipping industry

KOTUG launches inland shipping division

Today KOTUG announces the establishment of an Inland Shipping division to provide electric powered pusher tugs and smart AI-driven dispatch and route planning applications for the inland water transportation industry. With these logistics solutions, KOTUG aims to support the worldwide energy transition and the modal shift...

May 2021

How to design your SPM for long-term goals

To be sustainable means that the offshore terminal is designed, engineered and managed in such a way that it favours longevity over short-term burn-out. But how does one design, build and operate an offshore terminal with long-term goals in mind?

There is no prescribed one-size-fits-all solution, but in the past...

January 2021

Set up your SPM hose test plan

It has been said that hoses are the lifeline of your SPM. Unfortunately, they are also the most vulnerable part of your offshore terminal. To ensure that your hoses are well maintained and reliable, it is important to put an SPM hose test plan in place. 

How frequently should I...