02-2013: Towage requirements for ultra large vessels of 365m LOA

Owners, Masters, Operators and Agents of Ultra large vessels of 365m LOA (13,500-14,00 teu approx.) are reminded that the tug requirements for these vessels are as follows:

A minimum of two 60t Bollard Pull tugs are to be used on arrival and departure.

In exceptional circumstances this may be reduced to one tug with the agreement of both the master and the pilot.

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