News | 26 October 2021



At the inaugural Tug & Salvage Awards 2021, which took place at the biennial TUGTECHNOLOGY conference in London, Svitzer was awarded Tugowner of the Year 2021 for the rapid scaling of our fleet and market share in Australia, Brazil, Europe and south east Asia.

The award is given to a company, which above all other companies has shown excellence in the operation of its ship(s) and has, in the past year, demonstrated an exemplary record of achievement in the management of one or more of the following areas: business development, safety, quality, efficiency, environment and sustainability.

Commenting on the award, Svitzer CEO, Kasper Friis Nilaus, said:

“I am super proud and honoured that Svitzer has been awarded Tugowner of the Year 2021. This award goes out to all of my 4,000 dedicated colleagues at sea and shore, who everyday work hard to deliver safe, reliable and efficient marine services to our many customers around the globe.”

A big congratulations to all the winners at the Tug & Salvage Awards 2021.

Pictured at the TUGTECHNOLOGY conference: Kasper Karlsen COO Svitzer Europe, Lise Demant MD Svitzer Europe, David Ayres Port Manager Southampton, and Evangelos Fragkoulis Chief Technical Officer