Press releases

On this page all corporate press releases of Boluda Towage Europe are available for download.

January 2020

On Friday 10 January 2020, Boluda Towage Europe’s tugboat ‘Union Koala’ was officially certified for compliance with the IMO Tier III standards.



Boluda Towage, a towing division of Boluda Corporacion Maritima, succesfully closes the acquisition of Kotug Smit Towage.

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5 MAY 2019

Naming ceremony for tug Buffalo in the port of Southampton.

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October 2018

Partnership with HVCC: optimise conditions of entry in the port of Hamburg.


4 September 2018

Naming ceremony for tug ‘Southampton' in the port of Zeebrugge.


4 June 2018

Naming ceremony for tugs ‘Rotterdam’ & ‘Beagle’ in the port of Rotterdam


March 2018

Third new tug ‘Buffalo’ taken into service in the port of Southampton

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9 August 2017

Two new Damen tugs 'Rotterdam' and 'Southampton taken into service

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4 June 2017

Three new Damen tugs for sustained operational growth


6 May 2017

Long term towage agreement signed with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., effective early 2017


April 2017

Start towage activities with 4 tugs in the port of Southampton, UK.

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20 June 2016

Launching ceremony / Establishment Kotug Smit Towage