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Across the world, there is an increased demand for advanced simulator-based tools that can assist tug operators and ports in deter...


Tackling the rotor tug challenge thumbnail

Jesper Nielsen, Sales Manager for the Maritime Division of F...


Edition: Edition 55
1 November 2012

Safe mooring starts at sea

The safe mooring of a ship is of utmost importance. The mooring process however appears to be the forgotten link in the nautical c...


Safe mooring starts at sea thumbnail

Captain Ben van Scherpenzeel, European Harbour Masters' Comm...


Edition: Edition 55

From the 1960’s onwards, there have been continually evolving developments in the size and complexity of oil and gas carrying ve...


An integrated approach to vessel berthing thumbnail

Sandy Thomas, Marine Director, Strainstall UK Ltd, Isle of W...


Edition: Edition 27

The optimum use of tugs can have different interpretations depending on the economic priorities of the parties involved. The shipo...


Using experience to assess required tug power thumbnail

Captain Henk Hensen, Fellow of the Nautical Institute, Marin...


Edition: Edition 27

Floating docks and protective barriers cost often less to build than traditional fixed structures. They do not rely on heavy const...


The buoyant future of fender technology thumbnail

Rob Gabbitas, Director & David Harrison, Marketing Manager, ...


Edition: Edition 53

Together with the Rotterdam Port Authority, the Royal Boatmen Association Eendracht (KRVE) has developed the ShoreTension System. ...


ShoreTension: secured to shore at all times thumbnail

Gerrit van der Burg, Director of Resources & Development, Ro...


Edition: Edition 52


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