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Available now! The new revised 4th edition of 'TUG USE IN PORT' by Captain Henk Hensen


published on 18 August 2021 1148 -

Already nearly 25 years the authoritative guide on tug operations and IMO recommended. It addresses present and future developments and shows how training can be carried out and what should be trained, where the operational risks are and why. It explains the various tug types, capabilities and limitations, towing equipment, escorting, and much more.

The book is specifically written for maritime professionals involved in the day-to-day practice and training of ship handling with tugs, particularly pilots, tug masters and training instructors, but also for towing companies, ship masters and mates of seagoing vessels, etc.

Price € 53.50; excl. transport costs

This book can be ordered at https://stc-publishing.nl

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