Who we are

partner for
port services

Reyser is the main port services operator in Spain, currently exporting its know-how to new markets.
  • 11
  • 100
  • 6
    LNG terminals

We offer an all in maritime & port assistance ensuring safety and trust by operating a modern fleet of high standard vessels with a qualified crew.

Experience is an asset for us. We started as a small towage company in Santander, and after more than 60 years in the sector, we have expanded our business units which range from traditional mooring&towage other maritime services including cleaning water pollution, professional diving and a new growing business focused in LNG terminals.

More than 40.000 mooring & tug services in 2016 and 800 services in LNG terminals

Saint John
Point Fortin
Saint John Avilés Barcelona Bilbao Cartagena Ferrol Pasajes Sagunto Santander Tarragona Valencia Vigo Point Fortin

Decades of expertise operating ports

Since 1966, Reyser has established itself as a long term, fully reliable port operator for safe and demanding maritime services.


  • Although shareholders already had tug experience before, Reyser is born as a tug operator company in Santander (Spain) in 1966, operating a 22m length tug called Azacan.

  • During this decade Reyser consolidates their business activities in this port.

Tug Development
1970 — 1990

  • Reyser expands its tug business throughout Spain, starting activities in several ports, such as Ferrol, Alicante, Tarragona, Barcelona, Avilés and Pasajes.

Environmental Activities
1990 — 1999

  • Reyser purchases Ecolmare and starts exploring environmental activities such as cleaning coastal, port and continental water surface with a dedicated skimmer fleet.

  • Ecolmare takes part in water pollution emergencies such as Prestige and Aegean Sea oil spill accidents.

Mooring & Services Development
2000 — 2008

  • Although first steps in mooring and port services are taken in 1970 with Cemesa, it is in 2000 when Reyser creates a new division that integrates companies dedicated to mooring and port services.

  • Reyser establishes joint ventures in the ports of Vigo, Bilbao, Tarragona, Ferrol and Sagunto to offer these services.

Growing Global
2008 — 2015

  • In 2007, Reyser begins its global expansion, focusing on maritime services in LNG terminals. Together with Atlantic Towing -a JD Irving company-Reyser establishes a canadian JV called Atlantic Reyser, to provide tug services to Canaport LNG terminal at Saint John New Brunswick Canada

  • In 2008, Reyser starts operations in Yemen LNG, providing mooring, pilot and patrol services, through the company Cemesa.

  • In 2015, along with its Canadian partner, Atlantic Towing and Coloured Fin, Reyser founds Arc Towage a company that currently provides exclusive tug services to Atlantic LNG, in Trinidad and Tobago. For that purpose 4 tugs are built.

Trust built on experience

  1. Integrity & Reliability

    resulting from years of professional work and experience

  2. Expertise & Knowledge

    allows us to deliver customized maritime and port solutions

  3. Safety standards

    among our crew, fleet and operations are never compromised

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