KOTUG and Seabulk Bag Towage Gig in the Bahamas

Image Courtesy: SML

KOTUG International BV and Seabulk Towing have been awarded a towage contract with Borco Towing Company, a subsidiary of Buckeye Partners, for their Buckeye Bahamas Hub in the Bahamas. 

The contract will be performed through a newly formed joint venture between KOTUG and Seabulk: Kotug Seabulk Maritime LLC, a joint release reads.

The Buckeye Bahamas Hub currently has over 26 million barrels of storage capacity and eight berths, including two VLCC-capable berths, making it the largest petroleum products terminal in the Western Hemisphere.

Kotug Seabulk Maritime is deploying four new tugboats and a bunker barge to execute all terminal towage operations, including bunker barge assistance.

The tug fleet, having commenced services as of April 1, consists of two Rotortugs, the RT Blackbeard and RT Raptor and two Stern Drives, SD Calypso and SD Junkanoo.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< May 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

2ND ANNUAL PORTS AND TERMINALS INSURANCE SEMINAR

DETAILED GUIDANCE ON HOW THE INSURANCE MARKET IS CHANGING, HOW RISKS ARE ASSESSED AND WHAT…

read more >

9th Annual: UK Ports Conference 2017

The UK Ports Conference returns for the ninth year to provide the latest insights for the ports, shipping and maritime sectors, reviewing…

read more >

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017

The 2017 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will provide a unique platform to evaluate new investment opportunities and meet the leaders…

read more >

BARI-SHIP2017

At Bari-Ship you will meet not only the owners and leaders of these companies, but also the entire spectrum of managerial, operational and production staff…

read more >