Dynamic organisation with quick decision making at all levels

Port Towage Amsterdam is a world class towage and marine service provider in the ports of IJmuiden and Amsterdam delivering a high level of performance. All our high performance tugs are tailored to meet the demands of any towage related matter.

In the context of Svitzer’s acquisition of PTA, Svitzer provided commitments to the ACM (Authority Consumers & Markets) in the Netherlands. The complete detail of the commitments can be found here and the press release in English is found here.

Established in 1833, Svitzer a member of the global Maersk Group, has 5,000 employees, a fleet of more than 500 vessels and operates in over 30 countries and over 100 locations, making Svitzer the largest port towage company of the world.

Thanks to our fleet of omnidirectional, highly manoeuvrable tugs, customers can rely on our ability to carry out precise movements ensuring them that their vessels or floating structures will be moored safely or can depart safely, to schedule and with a minimum of tugs needed.

Port Towage Amsterdam strategy

Our strategy is to achieve sustainable growth by optimising our fleet, continually driving efficiencies across our operations and maintaining the highest degree of professionalism. We will continue to direct new investment towards our harbour and emergency operations, in order to strengthen our leading position in the IJmuiden and Amsterdam port area and serve our customers better.