Find Tugs and Capacity
For Your Cargo

Easy Online Booking
Competitive Bids


Shippers, agents and operators in one platform

A rising tide lifts all boats

OpenTug drives efficiency and growth in the marine transportation market by providing transparency and connectivity between customers' needs and operators' assets.

Book a tug or space on a barge as easy as booking a flight

Post A Booking

In just a few clicks, request marine capacity, a barge, or a tug assist

Receive Quotes

Get online quotes from our broad marketplace of operators or book directly with the operator of your choice


Watch your service be delivered in real time and receive instant notifications

For Shippers and Agents

Move with ease

  • Online booking
  • Booking management
  • Saved previous bookings
  • Competitive bids
  • Process transparency
  • Track documents & shipments
  • All transport needs – even harbor services & charters

Post Capacity

In just a few clicks, your capacity and services can be marketed to customers

Receive Bookings

Customers can book your capacity and services directly

Get Paid

Allow shippers and agents to pay online

back haul barge

Fill Backhauls

Post your backhauls and sailing schedules to fill capacity, reduce emissions, and provide shippers with transparent opportunities
Sign up and post a backhaul

For Marine Operators

Service More, Efficiently

  • Online booking
  • Private job opportunities
  • Government opportunities notifications
  • Custom marketing
  • Asset scheduling
  • Auto spec sheets
  • Capacity management
  • Auto bill of lading
  • Beautiful proposal editors

Customizable for any marine or freight operation

We want to hear from you. Our system can be customized to cater to your unique operations and customers.

Let's Talk