KOTUG Launches New North American Venture


KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG), specialists in towage services for ports and terminals, has announced the founding of KOTUG Canada, a joint venture with Horizon Maritime Services which will offer terminal and harbor towage services across Canada.

The joint venture will look to develop a strong presence within the Canadian terminal and harbor market, and it will bring together a series of partners with experience and expertise across the sector.

“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,” Steve Widmeyer, Chief Operating Officer, Horizon Maritime, said.

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Osman Munir, Chief Commercial Officer, KOTUG, also spoke: 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.”

 KOTUG has built a strong reputation as an innovator in the maritime industry, which it credits to its years of experience and knowledge across the maritime sector, including cargo, oil and gas and renewables.

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