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MARIN spearheads JIP into future role of the tug

AuthorsJohan de Jong
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 76
DateApr 1, 2002
Reading time3 minutes

An increased public awareness of safety and environmental issues, means tanker escorting into busy harbours and terminals, is under the spotlight. MARIN is spearheading a Joint Industry Project (JIP) designed to examine the new and more demanding role of the tug and it invites the industry to work together and explore future opportunities.


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