KTK orders two Damen Stan Tugs 1205
On 9 December - five years after the delivery of two ASD Tugs 2810 KTK Tribon and KTK Barakuda - Damen Shipyards Group and Kompania di Tou Korsou (KTK) signed an agreement for the delivery of two Stan Tugs 1205.
KTK, a 100% subsidiary of Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA), is responsible for all harbour towage and mooring services in all ports of Curaçao.
Mr Humberto de Castro, CPA’s CEO says: “We value our long lasting relationship with Damen Shipyards which is based on mutual trust, quality and service.”
The two Stan Tugs will be the first in a replacement programme of KTK’s fleet of line handling/pilot launches. They will be delivered April 2015.
Stan Tug 1205 - http://products.damen.com/en/ranges/stan-tug/stan-tug-1205
Photo contract signing, from left to right: Lionel Stacie (KTK), Surldric Rojer (KTK), Joost Lameijer (KTK), Humberto de Castro (CPA), Jaap de Lange (Damen), Giel Venema (Damen), Stanley van Basten (Damen), Maurits Winkel (KTK) and August Winter (CPA).
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