Company profile

Smit Lamnalco provides first class, reliable and customised marine support in challenging environments, ensuring safe and efficient operations in any part of the world.

Dedicated to the extreme

Our quality is in our people. With their dedication, we go to extremes to deliver the best towage and related marine services possible. No matter how demanding the operation, how remote the location or how complex the local conditions, we are dedicated to meet and exceed expectations. Wherever, whenever, whatever, we’re in for any challenge.


  • 2500 employees 2500 employees
  • 42 nationalities 42 nationalities
  • 160 vessels 160 vessels
  • 25 countries 25 countries

Our purpose is to provide ’best in class’ marine services.


Stand out from the competition

We live by our purpose. We challenge our people, partners and stakeholders to always maintain the highest safety standards, adhere to industry best practices and strive to continuously improve the quality of our operations. At Smit Lamnalco we stand out from the competition because of our experienced, skilled and dedicated workforce. For this reason, we consider our people our biggest asset. We firmly believe that training, motivation and craftsmanship are essential to providing safe, reliable, cost-effective and best in class marine services in challenging environments.
Smit Lamnalco utilises a diverse fleet of Harbour & Terminal Tugs as well as Offshore Support Vessels. The fleet is spread over four continents and is operated by a variety of crew members.

Core values

  • Safety

    Protecting life, environment and assets

  • Reliability

    Deliver what we promise

  • Integrity

    Doing what’s right, always

  • Teamwork

    Move forward with a collective spirit

  • Entrepreneurship

    Dare to do new things


Smit Lamnalco owns and operates a diverse, fit for purpose fleet, allowing us to meet the most stringent requirements in remote and challenging environments.

Fleet focus

Smit Lamnalco operates a diverse fleet of Harbour & Terminal Tugs as well as Offshore Support Vessels. The company has an in-house technology & new build team, which enables us to evaluate and improve performances of our current fleet and include lessons learned in our new build vessels.
Our Harbour & Terminal Tug fleet is fit for purpose in providing reliable marine services to Oil, Gas and LNG terminals as well as Port operations.
Smit Lamnalco operates DP1 & DP2 Offshore Support Vessels which are designed to provide a wide range of offshore support duties around floating production facilities (F(P)SO, FLNG, FSRU, SPM).
Smit Lamnalco also operates a variety of other vessels, mainly Crew & Pilot Boats, which are supportive to our core business.


  • Tug 24-36 meters l 40-90 tonnes Tug 24-36 meters l 40-90 tonnes
  • OSV 40-65 meters l 60-120 tonnes OSV 40-65 meters l 60-120 tonnes
  • Crew & Pilot Boats Crew & Pilot Boats

Our fleet

  • Harbour & Terminal Tugs

    To ensure safe and undisrupted operations, we have a dedicated fleet of customised tugs at our command. For every operation, we deliver tug services on our client’s specific demands.

    Length: 24 - 36 meters
    Bollard pull: 40 - 90 tonnes

  • Offshore Support Vessels

    Designed for a wide range of Floating Production Support duties, our OSV’s are prepared to carry out light maintenance work and assist ROV and air dive operations.

    Length: 45 - 65 meters
    Bollard pull: 60 - 120 tonnes

  • Crew & Pilot Boats

    Built to withstand heavy seas and extreme conditions, our high-powered and robust Crew & Pilot Boats guarantee safe and swift offshore personnel transfer.

  • Line Handlers

    To assist with tanker berthing operations, Line Handling tugs are designed to handle heavy mooring ropes and tow floating hoses into position.

More about us

Learn more about our history, shareholders, SHEQ and social responsibility.