towage is all about people

The success of our company depends on the people working for us. Their contribution, commitment and their added value to the organisation are highly valued.

Our tugs are powered by horsepower, but above all powered by people. We care for our people, we mix crews, to share experiences. Vast experience and latest knowledge come together; calm seniority and eager young blood. Even when it comes to the youngsters on our tugs, as they are mentored and trained by our most experienced tug master.

A team that we can rely on. We know our people will get the job done safely. Our people are ready to take up the challenge, with an attitude that says: “Bring it on. It doesn’t matter how big the challenge is, we’re ready for it. Roll up our sleeves and get to work. No sea too high, no challenge too great. Let's do it together".

Our people make the difference and that makes us leading in safe harbour towage.


We are always looking for passionate people who can bring added value to our organisation and who are willing to be committed to our core values. Our culture, our conduct and our business approach are based on five core values.

  • Passion: We put our heart & soul into our work
  • Respect: We treat others as we would like to be treated ourselves
  • Flexibility: We adapt to a changing environment
  • Collaboration: We believe in teamwork to achieve our shared goals
  • Professionalism: We are competent & deliver what we promise

Our vacancy
your challenge

Are you looking for a new challenge or personal growth within our dynamic organization? Please check our our vacancies by clicking on the button and accept the challenge by submitting your application.

According to our recruitment policy, open applications have to be sent to the location where you hold citizenship, have a work or residence permit.

Didn’t find the right challenge you are looking for? Be invited to send an open application.

Our vacancies

Open applications

If you do not find an open position that you are interested in, please click on one of the underneath buttons and submit your open application.

Based on your personal details, we will assess whether we have a suitable job for you.

Jobs on board of our tugs Jobs at our offices

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Kotug Smit Towage attaches great importance to protecting the privacy and personal data of its job applicants. Protecting the privacy and personal data is an important part of the procedures for carrying out our recruitment and selection activities. Personal data is treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Storage limitations

In the application form (open applications or vacancies) you can give your permission to Kotug Smit Towage to store your personal data for a period of 4 weeks or prolonge the period of 4 weeks for storage up to a maximum of 1 year.

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