Kotug International and Horizon Maritime Services have formed Kotug Canada, a joint venture that will offer terminal and harbour towage services across Canada.
Osman Munir, chief commercial officer at Rotterdam-based towage services provider Kotug, said: “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.”
Horizon Maritime provides offshore services, vessels, tugs, barges and workboats, vessel management and logistic services.
Its chief operating officer Steve Widmeyer said: “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.”