Modern Towing / Edition 3

Modern Towing / Edition 3

by John S. Blank
     
 

From a perspective of more than fifty years in the industry, the author offers a wide-ranging work on all aspects of towing, in both inland and ocean waters. In part I, The Industry, he gives an overview, followed by descriptions of types of tugs and modes of towing. Part II, Operations, covers getting the tug under way, under way with tow and at sea, and special… See more details below

Overview

From a perspective of more than fifty years in the industry, the author offers a wide-ranging work on all aspects of towing, in both inland and ocean waters. In part I, The Industry, he gives an overview, followed by descriptions of types of tugs and modes of towing. Part II, Operations, covers getting the tug under way, under way with tow and at sea, and special types of towing. Towing as a Business, part III, deals with the shore establishment. More than fifty appendices consolidate data helpful to the tug-master. The text is illustrated with more than 300 drawings, photographs, diagrams, and other visual aids.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870333729
Publisher:
Cornell Maritime Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
595
Sales rank:
1,051,214
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

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