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Products in Towing

Products found in USCG Captains Rings - Towing

Modern Towing

Modern Towing

$45.00

From a perspective of more than 50 years in the industry, the author wrote a wide ranging work on all aspects of towing, in both inland and ocean waters. Part 1 , The Industry, gives an overview, followed by descriptions of types of tugs and modes of towing. Part 2 , Operations, covers getting the tug under way, under way with tows and at sea, and special types of towing. Part 3 , Towing as a Business , deals with the shore establishment. More than 50 appendices consolidate data helpful to the tug master. The text is illustrated with more than 300 drawings, photos, diagrams, and other visual aids. A must for anyone connected with this industry. Hardcover. 595pg.


Primer of Towing - 3rd Edition

Primer of Towing - 3rd Edition

$20.00

The tugs, gear, rigging, barges, propulsion, steering, multiple tows, river towing, salvage, sea tows, and lots more are covered. This third edition includes all the original subjects, which have been updated, as well as new ones. It covers the innovations in the industry over the last decade and a half, including changes in staffing, gear, procedures, and the vessels themselves. Illustrations, photos and diagrams throughout. Softcover. 256pg.


Shiphandling with Tugs

Shiphandling with Tugs

$20.00

In considerable detail, this book discusses the various kinds of modern tugs, their propulsion and steering systems, and their handling characteristics. Both dynamics and operations of handling tugs are explained and amply illustrated. It shows tugs as auxiliary movers, as prime movers for dead ships, drill rigs and construction barges along with maneuvers for VLCC's and ULCC's and salvage operations. Hardcover. 265pg


Tugboats

Tugboats

$14.95

An all-color salute to the hardest working vessels afloat. In addition to depicting tugboats at work, the book explains the various tasks with which the boats are charged, the work of their crews and the engines and designs that allow these relatively small vessels to tow incredible tonnage. Examines tugs at work around the world, explains each tug task and covers overhauling older tugs for continued service. Awesome photos! Paperback. 96pg. 90 color photos