Delivering Expert Marine Solutions Worldwide

Atlantic Towing has been a leader in marine services for over 50 years, bringing successful marine transportation solutions to customers around the world.

With offices on the East Coast of Canada and operating locations extending from the Arctic to Trinidad and Tobago, Atlantic Towing has delivered reliable marine services through the use of modern equipment, operated and maintained by a highly skilled workforce. 

Atlantic Towing is a member of JDI Integrated Logistics, a division of J.D. Irving, Limited, which provides a comprehensive range of road, rail, marine and logistics services to the global market

Atlantic Towing's specialized marine services, include:

  • Harbour and Terminal Towage
  • Arctic Sealift/Operations
  • Ocean and Coastal Towage
  • An extensive range of Barging Services
  • Offshore Support: Anchor Handling, Rig Towing, Supply & Support, Subsea Inspection, Repair and Maintenance, and Ice Management
  • Offshore Oil & Gas Supply Base & Logistics Services


There are many exciting and rewarding careers at Atlantic Towing, both at sea and on land. At Atlantic Towing, we constantly strive to build a motivated and engaged team of professionals by offering each employee the opportunity to work at the forefront of the marine industry with the latest technology and processes.

Training, education and certificate sponsorship programs allow both our seafarers and office staff to accelerate their careers while providing Atlantic Towing with the top talent helping us deliver the best service to our customers. 

Career opportunities include:

  • Seafaring Personnel
  • Office Personnel

Finding a better way

Atlantic Towing Sustainability Initiatives

From the latest ship technology to process improvement initiatives that reduce or eliminate waste to our many certifications for environmental stewardship, Atlantic Towing has a long history of innovating in the area of sustainability.

Atlantic Towing was among the first marine service companies in Eastern Canada to become partners in the Green Marine Program. We are also proud to have achieved certification to ISO 14001 for our environmental management systems. 

Our latest vessels are constructed to DNV Clean Design with the Green Passport Notation and as we plan for future generations of Atlantic Towing vessels, we continue to invest in Evergreen Tug Technology ™.