About Us

KTK, established in 1985, is a full subsidiary of state owned Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. (CPA). KTK is responsible for all harbor towage, mooring launch – and pilot transport operations in all Curaçao deep sea ports. To assist vessels arriving or departing the various Curaçao ports, KTK has four tugs on station on a 24/7 basis. Our other tugs are available to the international maritime and offshore industry for towage jobs or time charters.
KTK’s head office is located at Pletterijweg, Parera whilst the operational departments are close to the tugs at Jan Baarda kade Scharloo under the Juliana bridge.
As a state owned company KTK is aware of its social responsibility towards the community of Curaçao. The company responds by taking special interest in community projects and by engaging in projects that guarantees sustainability.
KTK provides jobs for approximately 140 maritime professionals and office staff. Not only the crew on board the tugs (captains, engineers, AB’s) and mooring launches (mooring boat operators) but also office staff in technical-, nautical, HR-, financial and general management positions.





KTK owns and operates nine tugs ranging from 10 to 70 tons bollard pull. Four tugs are dedicated to harbor towage services in the sea ports of Curaçao.
Five tugs are operating on the international market.
For pilot transport and line handling purposes KTK operates five launches.
Please click below to see the specifications of the various KTK tugs and pilots


Contact Us


Head office: Pletterijweg z/n, Parera Curaçao
Operational office: Jan Baardakade z/n, Scharloo Curaçao
Tel +(5999) 461-1055
Fax +(5999) 461-2055

After office hours (Fort Nassau) Tel +(5999) 434-5999


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