Knutson Towboat Company grew from humble origins as a towboat and timber log raft handling company approximately 95 years ago to one of the Oregon South Coast region's most prominent log trucking, construction contracting, and marine services companies.
Knutson Towboat Company, through Koos Transportation, LLC, offers a broad range of heavy natural resource and materials transportation services. Knutson maintains one of the largest and most cost effective log trucking fleets in the southwestern Oregon region.
Knutson Towboat Company's Marine Division provides ship assist, log handling operations, and support for our construction activities. Knutson Towboat Company and its associated companies conduct ship assist tug boat operations in two states in the following locations: Coos Bay, Oregon, and Eureka, California.
Knutson Towboat Company's construction services consist of broad, general and specialized capabilities that cover general construction, marine construction, heavy industrial construction and fabrication, and other specialized capabilities. Services include barges, up to 60 ton crane for marine and land based activities, and pile driving.
Our general machine shop offers a wide range of specialized services focused on industrial heavy and marine equipment and other specialized needs. We have dockside facilities equipped with a crane capability for marine repair work.
We offer a full range of painting, preparation, restoration and specialized coating services for demanding marine, construction and industrial repair and maintenance requirements. In addition, we operate a full service automotive paint and body restoration service for autos and fleet trucks. We maintain a staff of trained and certified specialists. We specialize in aluminum and steel fabrication.