The articulated tug and barge expands into offshore waters

Proposed ATB container unit – LNG as fuel, with gas carried in tanks on the barge, is being considered for this type of application

Dag Pike examines how the tug and barge concept, so popular on North American inland waterways, has grown into a viable proposition for deep water transport to and from the US and elsewhere.

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