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Advanced TUG Handling


To acquire and apply specific skills and knowledge for tug handling with the propulsion and steering facilities of special tugs under different environment conditions in several towing operations.


Familiarisation with bridge and tug equipment,  berthing and approaching manoeuvres under different conditions, applying the special navigation techniques with multiple engines, rudders, thrusters …Simulation of special tow operations e.g. in offshore fields in service operations, to make connections and towing procedures, practical handling of the tug and acquiring experience of the behaviour of special tugs in difficult situations and the influence of wind and current.


Duration: 3 days | Language: English and German | Target group: masters and navigational officers in charge of special tugs | Costs: on appointment

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