Tanker Towline Deployment BAT Review

This study evaluated current technologies for messenger line deployment. Messenger lines connect an escort tug to a vessel in distress. These lines may be passed to stricken vessels by hand, heaved or thrown aboard, projected by mechanical means, or picked out of the water. In the report, Glosten researchers detail their recommendations for the best technology for deploying messenger lines.

File Type: pdf
Categories: Tanker Escorts
Author: David S. Devilbiss at Glosten, Haley C. Lane, Peter S. Soles
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