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Towage Articles

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The importance of a shared mental picture during tugboat-assisted mooring operations

Pilot, Master, and Crew need to have a shared mental picture of the mooring operation, in this case one with tugboat assistance. 

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Tug Operations – Towage

Towage operations are carried out by tugs in various situations. These operations involve serious risks; especially the risk of collision and similar accidents is greater in towage operations as compared to many other shipping operations. 


Towage of smaller vessels and barges in coastal waters

Liability and insurance cover in respect of towage