Damen Tugs For KTK
The Curacao Ports Authority (CPA) – represented by Managing Director Mr. R.J. Lopez Ramirez (c) – and the Damen Shipyards Group CEO Mr. René H. Berkvens (l) have signed the official contract for the delivery of the KTK Tribon and the KTK Barakuda Damen ASD Tugs 2810 on Friday 26 March 2010. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Mrs. Alexis Daou, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the CPA.
Following the delivery of the KTK Tribon and the KTK Barakuda respectively in the beginning of May and beginning of June 2010, the vessels will operate in Panama, under the responsibility of KTK Panama, which is a subsidiary of the Curacao Towing Company – or in Papiamentu: Kompania di Tou Kòrsou (KTK). The KTK is a subsidiary of the CPA as well.
More recently – in fact a week later – Mr. R.J. Lopez Ramirez took delivery of the Orca VI Damen Stan Tug 4011 in the port of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya, Indonesia, again in the company of Mrs. Alexis Daou. After the ceremony the vessel demonstrated some of her great capacities in the impressive port of Tanjung Perak. With its 70t bollard pull and excellent autonomy, the Orca VI is sure to give an important boost to KTK’s capabilities in the international towing and salvage business