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BERTHING THE VERY LARGE TANKERS

A general description is given for the technique of alongside towing. The detailed procedures are explained for the berthing of a 200,000 ton tanker at Milford Haven and a 312,000 ton tanker at Bantry Bay. Towing equipment is discussed, covering materials and design of ropes, and fittings. A method of calculating tug power in relation to ship size is set forth.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Technical Publications Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    London,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1969-10-24

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  • Accession Number: 00003122
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1971 12:00AM