Why our sector is important


Towage enables port operations and international trade by sea. Without it the vast majority of Europe’s imports and exports would simply stop


Tugboats are essential to provide maritime safety and environmental protection in case of nautical accidents


The towage industry also offers other vital services supporting the maritime sector as equipment transport or ice breaking

Latest News


Tugtechnology 2021, London 25-26 October

The European Tugowners Association is supporting the Tugtechnology 2021 Conference, which will take place in London, at the Royal Lancaster Hotel on the 25-26 of October. The event is the industry’s premier technical gathering and its Read more...