Projects

A SAMPLE OF OUR SIGNATURE PROJECTS.
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...
December 2020

Successful salvage in Douala by RT Zoe and RT Margo

On December 29th, 2020 the vessel COSCO KUNLUNSHAN, a Bulk Carrier, was aground in the waters of Douala. Kotug’s support was requested by the vessel’s owner given the power of KOTUG's vessels and presence in Cameroon.   RT Zoe and RT Margo were mobilised overnight from the port of Limbe at seven hours sailing distance away. Timing was...
November 2020

Optimize your OpEx return with Operational Integrity Management

Let’s get down to brass tax. Your terminal will always cost you money, but it’s not how much you spend, it’s what you spend your terminal budget on that will return results. The trick is to manage your OpEx and CapEx in a strategic way that you are investing...

October 2020

Outsourcing hose management : Is it a good idea?

Your marine hoses can make or break your offshore terminal. While many companies feel the need to keep hose maintenance in-house, others are choosing to focus on their core business by bringing in specialist partners to whom they entrust hose management and maintenance instead. Here’s what to consider when...

July 2020

Rethink your offshore terminal with an O&M Strategy

While your offshore terminal may seem like a small piece of the puzzle, it plays a crucial role that can make or break your business in the oil and gas sector. To ensure that your terminal, whether single-point-mooring or multi-buoy-mooring, operates efficiently with your long-term goals and budget in...

June 2020

Ship management for MT Vacamonte in Oman.

MARSOL, a 100% subsidiary of KOTUG, signed a contract with VT Minerals B.V., part of VT Group, to provide manning and technical consultancy for tanker vessel “MT Vacamonte”. The tanker vessel will be trading in Omani waters. ”We are delighted that so soon after the completion of the acquisition of MARSOL...