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ASD New Build from Vitawani
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ASD New Build from Vitawani

Cummins Hotips#808 Vitawani Shipbuilding of Sibu, Sarawak in East Malaysia has, in recent years, delivered a wide range of workboats …Read the Rest

Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB) for Island Tug & Barge (ITB)
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Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB) for Island Tug & Barge (ITB)

Hotips#806   March 2017 Vancouver, BC based Island Tug and Barge has a reputation for excellence in their vessels and equipment. …Read the Rest

Handy Size, Ample Power, Ship Handler
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Handy Size, Ample Power, Ship Handler

Cummins Hotips#797 “Steady, smooth, powerful, highly maneuverable,” these were comments by mariners, who were onboard for sea trials of Jones …Read the Rest

World’s Leading Manufactures for Russian Tug
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World’s Leading Manufactures for Russian Tug

Cummins Hotips#791 Russia’s Pella Shipyard advertises a range of five ASD tugs. Their model 90600 has proven popular with satisfied …Read the Rest

Argentinian Brutus At Work
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Argentinian Brutus At Work

Cummins Hotips#789      July 2016 In May of 2016 the Argentinian-designed and built 28.77 by 10.2-meter ASD tug Brutus went to …Read the Rest

One More Z-Drive on the Job
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One More Z-Drive on the Job

Cummins Hotips#773      August 2013 Houma, Louisiana-based Enterprise Mariner Services, LLC (EMS) operates with the motto “Safe, Efficient, Reliable”. With the …Read the Rest

USS Cairo: Crew Safety and Fleeting Efficiency
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USS Cairo: Crew Safety and Fleeting Efficiency

Cummins Hotips#767      May 2015 Over that past 15 to 20 years there has been a revolution in US ship docking …Read the Rest

Triple Z-Drive Pushboat
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Triple Z-Drive Pushboat

Cummins Hotips#752                        January 2015 Long talked about and occasionally experimented with, the Z-drive is rapidly gaining acceptance on America’s inland …Read the Rest

Z-Drive Technology Spreading on US Inland Waterways
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Z-Drive Technology Spreading on US Inland Waterways

Cummins Hotips#742      October 2014 Enterprise Marine Services, a subsidiary of Enterprise Products Partners L.P., is making a major commitment to …Read the Rest

A New Era in Fleeting
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A New Era in Fleeting

 Cummins Hotips#693               April 2013 Ship docking tugs now take the Z-drive for granted, but it has found only limited acceptance …Read the Rest

Greening the Port with Wilmington Tug
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Greening the Port with Wilmington Tug

Cummins Hotips#665                 June 2012 When Gladding-Hearn Shipyard built the Z-drive tug Lindsey in 1989 they put in a pair …Read the Rest

When a Mariner Builds a Tug
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When a Mariner Builds a Tug

Cummins Hotips#646            October 2011 Captain Jack Davies is the consummate boatman. Of himself he says, “I love running boats, and …Read the Rest