About Catherwood Towing Ltd.

Catherwood Towing has been providing reliable services to customers throughout the Pacific Northwest for 50 years. As a WorkSafe BC COR and BC Forest Safety Council SAFE Certified company, we are committed to providing environmentally friendly services that put the safety of everyone involved first.


What makes us different?

At CTL, we pride ourselves on being able to provide the fastest response times in the marine towing business, as well as better, cheaper, and more personalized service than the competition without compromising on safety. Thanks to our hardworking crew members and our impeccable service record, we are capable of pulling off any job, no matter how complex or unique the requirements are.

We approach every project with the same passion, no matter the scope.

We ensure that each project we work on is approached with the same level of care and attention to detail because we know that our customers deserve nothing short of the very best the industry has to offer. At CTL, we also work hard to follow environmentally friendly practices in order to minimize the impact our services have on our local wildlife and communities.


Diverse crew and fleet.

Thanks to our crew members with a diverse range of industry experience and our variety of specialized boats, there is no job too big or too small for our team to handle. Our skilled crew members are also able to maneuver our boats anywhere they are needed in order to accommodate our clients’ requirements every single time.

Decades of industry experience.

Since CTL first open its doors in 1971, we have been providing comprehensive tug and barge services for general freight, log boom towing, booming, marine construction equipment towing and tending, custom tug and towing services, and boom storage. Over the years, we have worked hard to improve our record of efficiency of operations, protection of the marine environment, and customer satisfaction to provide our customers with the confidence they need to trust us to handle all of their project requirements.

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who is at
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Meet the leadership of CTL.

The hardworking leadership team from CTL is always ready to take on even the most complex projects you can throw our way. Thanks to our combined skillsets, we will be able to complete your project faster, better, and cheaper than the competition while still meeting the highest safety standards.

Meet the leadership team

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Chief Executive Officer

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With half a century sailing in the Pacific Northwest, we are the team to trust with your marine logistic needs.

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