KOTUG, Horizon Maritime Form Canadian JV

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

October 9, 2019

Pic: KOTUG International B.V.

Pic: KOTUG International B.V.

KOTUG International B.V. and Canada-based offshore vessels operator Horizon Maritime Horizon Maritime Services have formed KOTUG Canada, a joint venture company which will offer terminal and harbor towage services across Canada.

The joint venture looks forward to developing a strong presence within the Canadian terminal and harbour towing market.

The strategic partnership brings complimentary skills from each partner and the sharing of joint experience, expertise, and best practices will generate outstanding value for customers.

“We are very pleased to partner with the world leaders in sustainable marine towing operations, combining our local experience and expertise to offer Canadian customers a top-notch level of towage services,” comments Steve Widmeyer, Chief Operating Officer, Horizon Maritime.

Osman Munir, Chief Commercial Officer, KOTUG adds, “KOTUG continues to expand internationally and looks forward to providing sustainable industry-leading equipment and services to our Canadian customers. We have selected Horizon Maritime as our partner based on our relationship with its leadership team and on its focus on people and safety. We look forward to working together and delivering on our promise to exceed our customers’ expectations.”

 With its fleet of more than 100 tugs, Rotterdam-headquartered KOTUG provides sustainable towage and related services to the maritime industry.

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