SERVICES

All our services are managed out of our head office at 4136 Middle Point Road in Campbell River, BC.   Our operations run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 

Please call our Dispatchers any time at 250-286-3034 Extension 2 if you would like to enquire about our services or obtain a quote.

Log Towing

Log towing is the backbone of Gowlland Towing and we have the expertise, tugs and crew to handle all your log towing needs.  Our six coastal vessels and eleven yarding vessels allow us to build tows quickly.

In partnership with Scott Dwyer and the team at Coastal Resource Mapping Ltd. in Nanaimo, we have developed a new and innovative computer software program that tracks log booms and tow orders called; Floodtow.  Floodtow can be adapted to interface with our customers systems to minimize data entry errors and manage tows efficiently and effectively. 

Barge Towing

Gowlland Towing has high powered tugs that have the capacity to tow loaded barges up to 8,000 tons.

Booming and Boom Storage

In past years Gowlland Towing has managed the booming grounds in Menzies Bay, Gowlland Harbour, Port Hardy and Sargeaunt’s Pass and our veteran crew have in excess of 100 years of experience.  We have a fleet of twelve winders and super winders to manage both these services and ship loading services.

We own or have access to storage grounds in Menzies Bay, Gowlland Harbour, Plumper Bay, Nanaimo and Crofton.

Ship Berthing

Gowlland Towing’s fleet of coastal and yarding vessels have the adaptability to safely escort or assist vessels into ports and docks in Campbell River and Texada Island.

Log Ship Tending

Gowlland Towing has a highly efficient crew running tug boats and winders undertaking this specialized work and provides log tending services to Tidal Transport & Trading Limited at the Nanaimo and Crofton ports.

Aquaculture Services

We understand that the needs in this industry are immediate. Our 24/7 Dispatch Service and large dynamic fleet has had tremendous success in servicing the technical needs in this industry.

ABOUT

Gowlland Towing Ltd. was incorporated in 1992 and is a marine towing business specializing in towing logs from anywhere on the East Coast of Vancouver Island and the West Coast of British Columbia to the Howe Sound and the North Arm Jetty for over 26 years. Our Company focus is on reliability in moving the customers products quickly and efficiently along the marine conveyor belt.

The company is based in Campbell River with operations in Nanaimo and Crofton and employs a fleet of 32 vessels and more than 50 people.  All our crew are fully licenced and posses the local knowledge and experience required to meet whatever weather conditions come their way in a safe and efficient manner.
 

The Company is currently owned by the Sweeney brothers, Adam and Devin, who took over the operation from Glenn Wheeler on September 1, 2016 when Glenn retired. 

The Company is safety driven and is SAFE Certified by the Forest Council of BC and WorkSafe BC COR.

 

THE FLEET

Inlet Crusader

Custom built in 2015

Horse Power

Gross Tonnage

19.48m

141.67

1700

Twin

Length

Screw

Inlet Knight

Custom built in 2012

Horse Power

Gross Tonnage

17.96m

111.89

1500

Twin 

Length

Screw

Inlet Ranger

Custom built in 2011

Horse Power

Gross Tonnage

12.42m

43.58

1000

Twin 

Length

Screw

Inlet Rustler

Custom built in 2008

Horse Power

Gross Tonnage

15.7m

59.68

1200

Twin 

Length

Screw

Inlet Wrangler

Custom built in 2007

Horse Power

Gross Tonnage

13.21m

47.85

1100

Twin 

Length

Screw

Inlet Royal

Purchased from Sharcott Towing Ltd. in October 2017, Built in 1992

Horse Power

Gross Tonnage

10.49m

9.8

1000

Twin 

Length

Screw

 
 

GALLERY

 

COMMUNITY

Gowlland Towing Ltd. believes that it is important to be a strong pillar in the community and have supported several local organizations with their great causes over the past three years. Most notably;

 

1st Willow Point Boy Scouts         

Axe Capoeira North Island

BC Forest Safety Council

Campbell River Christian School

Campbell River Fish & Wildlife Association

Campbell River Hospice Society/Dave Rennie Memorial Golf Tourney

Campbell River Hospital Foundation

Campbell River Junior B Lacrosse Club

Campbell River Rotary TV Auction

Campbell River Salmon Derby

Campbell River Salmon Foundation

Campbell River Storm Junior B Hockey Club

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association of BC

Canadian Red Cross

Coastal Missions

Comox Valley Minor Hockey Association

Cops for Cancer Golf Tournament

Crofton Elementary School PAC

Discovery Passage Aquarium Society

Do if for Dana Soccer Sponsorship

Ecole Phoenix Middle School

EDAS ~ Everyone Deserves a Smile

Gillard Pass Fisheries Association

Navy League of Canada

Phoenix Middle School Jorden Andrew Phoenix Fighter Roadtrip

Puget Sound Buddy Walk

Ronald McDonald House BC

Rotary Clubs of Port Hardy & Port McNeill

Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund

Royal LePage Salmon Derby

Shriners Show Fund

Sprout Meadows Horse Show

The Elks Recreational Children’s Camp Society

Tsunami Rugby Academy

Vancouver Island Quarter Horse Association

Wigs for Kids

 

CONTACT

Call: 250-286-3034 

   Fax: 250-286-3037      

INQUIRIES

Pease fill out the following form:

SHOP ADDRESS

4136 Middle Point Road

Campbell River, BC

V9H 1N6​

MAILING ADDRESS

Box 646

Campbell River, BC

V9W 6J3

Extension 6

OCCUPATIONAL
HEALTH & SAFETY

Andy Leneten

Extension 7

DISPATCH & SALES

Todd Brown & Ryan Stoudt

CFO/CONTROLLER

Raymond Dagenais

Extension 3

Extension 4

GENERAL MANAGER

Danny Peel 

Extension 2

Extension 5

OWNERS 

Adam and Devin Sweeney 

MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Robby Peel