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  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    KOTUG’s new ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortug RT Evolution, built by Damen, was named at the Greenwich Ship Tier in London on May 18, during the ‘Tugnology Conference.’ KOTUG currently owns four hybrid Rotortugs. RT Adriaan and RT Evolution are operating in the Port of Rotterdam and RT Emotion commenced her towage activities in the German port of Bremerhaven recently. RT […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Minister of Industry, the Honourable James Moore, visited KOTUG’s Headquarters and sailed on board of the hybrid Rotortug RT Adriaan, the so-called E-KOTUG, in the Port of Rotterdam, on March, 24th 2014. The Prime Minister, Stephen Harper and the Minister of Industry, James Moore of the Government of Canada combined the Nuclear Security Summit […]

  • 6 August 2017

    Rotortug is a spin-off company from Rotterdam-based towage operator Kotug. Rotortug BV develops and markets the patented principle of the ‘Rotortug’. The company recently took delivery of its own tug, called RT Borkum which will be exclusively used for demonstration and training purposes. While a computer simulation can already show a lot, nothing helps to […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kotug performed a special rig move in the 1st Werkharbour, Rotterdam. At the Keppel Verolme Shipyard four KOTUG Rotortugs turned the jack-up rig “Prime Exerter” on behalf of Dutch Offshore Contractors. The rig was placed on the combined barges ARK 13, 14 and 15 (50 meters wide, 90 meters long). The barges were transported from […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    KOTUG´s new build RotorTug RT Ambition today arrived in Bremerhaven. The tug left ASL Singapore Shipyard on September 22th 2012 and sailed under own power. RT Ambition has a length of 32 m, a width of 12 m, 6.456 BHP and a bollard pull of 84 tons. Due to her three propulsion units, which independently […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Rotortug and ASD Ship Design from Alblasserdam have invented a revolutionary tugboat technology (‘tugnology’) to prevent towline failures from chafing against a tugboats fixed towing point. The invention of Mr. Ton Kooren (Rotortug) and Mr. Arie Aalbers (ASD Ship Design), the so called azimuth friction free towing point, was presented at the 22nd International Tug, […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Rotterdam based shipping company Rotortug and ASD Ship Design from Alblasserdam have invented a revolutionary tugboat technology (‘tugnology’) to prevent towline failures from chafing against a tugboats fixed towing point. The invention of Mr. Ton Kooren (Rotortug) and Mr. Arie Aalbers (ASD Ship Design), the so called azimuth friction free towing point, is presented […]

  • 19 November 2012

    November, 16th KOTUG´s new build RotorTug RT Ambition arrived in Bremerhaven. The tug left ASL Singapore Shipyard on September 22th 2012 and sailed under own power. RT Ambition has a length of 32 m, a width of 12 m, 6.456 BHP and a bollard pull of 84 tons. Due to her three propulsion units, which […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rotortug announced that Elisabeth Ltd has placed a new building order with Damen Shipyards for the construction of two Hybrid Advanced Rotortugs ART 80-32 of 80 tons bollard pull. Simultaneously Elisabeth Ltd ordered two ART 80-32, with Fifi 1, at Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd. They will be the first series of Rotor®tugs to be built […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Robert Allan Ltd of Vancouver, B.C., and Rotortug (KST) B.V. of Rotterdam, Netherlands announced the initiation of a new strategic alliance for the future development of the Rotor® Tug concept. Under this Agreement Robert Allan Ltd will now act as the exclusive designer for all Rotor® Tugs. The Agreement covers the continuous technical development for […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Robert Allan Ltd of Vancouver, B.C., and Rotortug (KST) B.V. of Rotterdam, Netherlands announced the initiation of a new strategic alliance for the future development of the Rotor® Tug concept. Under this Agreement Robert Allan Ltd will now act as the exclusive designer for all Rotor® Tugs. The Agreement covers the continuous technical development for […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Kotug Rotortugs are assisting all LNG vessels at the Brunei export plant from the start of October 2014.

  • 14 June 2013

    International maritime service provider KOTUG celebrated the christening of one of the latest generation RotorTugs during their traditional “Herring Party” in Bremerhaven, Germany on 13th June 2013. RT Ambition has a length of 32m, a width of 12m, 6.456 BHP and a bollard pull of 84 tons. RT Ambition is the 11th RotorTug, built at […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    International maritime service provider KOTUG celebrated the christening ceremony of one of the latest generation RotorTugs during their traditional “Herring Party” in Bremerhaven, Germany on 13th June 2013. RT Ambition has a length of 32m, a width of 12m, 6.456 BHP and a bollard pull of 84 tons. RT Ambition is the 11th RotorTug, built […]

  • 30 May 2013

    Kotug, based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands has selected the Alphatron AlphaBridge as the standard wheelhouse fit for their new building Rotortugs ART80. After a careful and time consuming evaluation procedure the management of Kotug selected the standard ergonomically friendly AlphaBridge Tugboat design for their upcoming new build program. Unlike in the aerospace industry, every ship’s […]

  • 13 June 2012

    International maritime service provider Kotug celebrated the Christening ceremony of two latest generation RotorTugs during their traditional “Herring Party” in Bremerhaven, Germany on 12th June 2012. The tugs “RT Darwin” and “RT Tasman” built in Singapore, having a power of 6,500 HP and 84 tons Bollard Pull. Each tug is equipped with three Schottel propulsion […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    International maritime service provider Kotug celebrated the Christening ceremony of two latest generation RotorTugs during their traditional “Herring Party” in Bremerhaven, Germany on 12th June 2012. The tugs “RT Darwin” and “RT Tasman” built in Singapore, having a power of 6,500 HP and 84 tons Bollard Pull. Each tug is equipped with three Schottel propulsion […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The steerless containership was battling high swells posing a safety risk to its 25 crew members.

  • 20 September 2012

    As the partner of Robert Allan Ltd, Dutch-based Rotortug will be exhibiting at New Orleans International workboat show their newly designed harbor tug the Rotor®tug. The company will have a scale model of a 85 tons bollard pull Rotor®tug on display at the show. The new design is a direct result of the co-operation between Robert […]

  • 27 March 2013

    Rotortug announced that Elisabeth Ltd has placed a new building order with Damen Shipyards for the construction of two Hybrid Advanced Rotortugs ART 80-32 of 80 tons bollard pull. Simultaneously Elisabeth Ltd ordered two ART 80-32, with Fifi 1, at Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd. They will be the first series of Rotor®tugs to be built […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Automation, Vessels

    Maritime service provider KOTUG International, ship design company Rotortug, and tech start-up Captain AI today how a tug can sail the most optimal route without human intervention. In collaboration with Captain AI, the rotortug RT Borkum sailed autonomously on the river Nieuwe Maas in Rotterdam using the Captain AI Route Planner and Autopilot. The demonstration was […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Robert Allan Ltd. has signed two contracts during a recent Canadian Trade Mission to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In the presence of The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry, Robert Allan Ltd. (Canada), Aspin Kemp & Associates (Canada), Teekay Corporation (Canada), KOTUG International B.V. (The Netherlands) and Rotortug B.V. (The Netherlands) signed documents commemorating […]