Far East and Southeast Asia

Keppel Smit Towage Pte Ltd was established in 1991 under a joint venture between Keppel Shipyard Investments Pte Ltd (which is a part of Keppel Offshore & Marine under the umbrella of Keppel Corp) and Smit Singapore Pte Ltd (which is a part of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V.). We are one of the largest and leading Harbour tug service providers in Singapore as well as Asia Pacific region.


  • Berthing, un-berthing, handling of vessels including container vessels, pure car carriers and tankers including VLCCs, ULCCs, FPSO, FSO and LNG
  • Positioning of oil rigs for jack-up / down or leg joining operations.
  • Float on/Float off operations from HLV (Heavy Lift Vessel)
  • Loading / unloading of vessels, rigs and project cargoes from semi-submersible heavy lift ships.
  • Standby duties at disabled vessels
  • Shifting of immobilized ships at anchorages
  • Ship to Ship transfer operations
  • Tow out and load out of offshore structures and platforms
  • SBM mooring and unmooring operations
  • Firefighting (FIFI Class 1)
  • Towing of floating cranes and barges
  • Anti-pollution clean up
  • Ship escort for safe passage via Malacca and Singapore Straits
  • Towage to neighbouring ports
  • International Towages