Tugboats have been used in some capacity for hundreds of years indeed these powerful little boats are integral to the global movement of goods as well as the tourism industry. As ships get bigger, towing companies build more powerful and agile tugboats to guide the shipping behemoths in and out of port.
Modern tugboats are designed specifically for producing large amounts of power and torque, which is key to their ability to move vessels dozens of times, Their size and weight through all manner of waterways. This tugboat crew operates in Jakarta, Indonesia, a country with a huge shipping industry spread around more than 17 thousand islands.
Tugs are essential to moving these large shipping vessels through the narrow straits and canals separating the various islands of the Archipelago. In a developing country like Indonesia, it’s not common to see new modern tugboats.
Matt said the sheer importance of the industry necessitates the use of lots of high-tech equipment especially those related to navigation and communication.
New orle tugboats require that their powerful engines be inspected and maintained daily. These engines are tasked with producing a large amount of torque in order to move massive ships through the water aboard. Most tugs the largest room in the entire ship will be the engine and maintenance room.
Tugboats and pushbacks help keep these marvels of modern engineering from suffering unnecessary damage when they are most vulnerable. The men and women of the Air Force and Navy Maintenance Crews keep these powerful little tools in perfect working order. Watch video below to see clearly about the life inside a powerful tugboat: