RECOTUG pushes towage operations into the future
The development of the world’s first remotely controlled tug will transform towage operations in ports, and provide new and safer roles for seafarers in the future.
Gunvor Hatling MidtbøVice President, Communications
“RECOTUG™ has the potential to change our business and increase the efficiency of our operations, but it's important to stress that RECOTUG™ is just one vessel right now, so we have a long journey ahead of us.” Anders Thybo, Program Lead Operational Innovation, Svitzer
Rewriting the rules
RECOTUG™ new design of the remote control center
“It is essential that, from a technical and safety standpoint, that we take the remote control route rather than a fully autonomous system so we have a skilled captain guiding the operations from the safety of a shore-based centre.” Carl Johansson, Manager for Control Applications, Kongsberg