Why Rotortug

Rotortug B.V. is the company specializing in the design and marketing of the world wide patented Rotortug design. The Rotortug distinguishes itself from the conventional, ASD, Tractor and Voith tugs by using a triangular propulsion configuration. The excellent manoeverabilty of this type of tug is superior to all other conventional designs. The Rotortug has been recognized as the preferred tugboat design in the most challenging ports worldwide.


Why Rotortug?


With three thrusters and two winches you can always finish the job.

Cost savings

Use fewer tugs on the operational level. Earn more with a higher facility uptime.

Faster handling

With the highest ship turnaround, you pay lower demurrage charges.

Enhanced safety

Protect your people: always a way out in challenging situations.

Accurate manoeuvring

You always perform: during ship handling, escorting and in confined spaces.

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Experts about us

‘We can do amazing work with this tug which can’t be done by others, these sort of maneuvers, it’s unique!’

Rob Hinton – Serco Maritime Services
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Tom Nash

‘The Rotortug design is all about innovation, it is a different kind of culture, innovation is everywhere!’

Tom Nash – Buckeye Bahamas Hub
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