Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Hanging Tugboat

Rimorchiatore Tito Neri, IMO 9319167, porto di Livorno
During our cruise around the cargo port with Maurizio, we saw the 300-ton “Tito Neri” fixed like this.
(Photo taken last March)

See also: Walk... on Water - Maurizio - Cargo Port - Tito Neri
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11 comments:

Revrunner said...

Astonishing amount of weight being carried by those cables.

Michelle said...

Revrunner is right. What a huge amount of weight being held.

Dina said...

Wow, a strong crane. Is that how they paint the hull? Or maybe they fix her azimuth thruster? (Thanks for that lesson in the earlier post.)
The tug looks like a fish out of water.

Tanya Breese said...

i'm with revrunner!

Karl Demetz said...

Interesting photo, VP !
A new coat of paint ?

Luis Gomez said...

What a great shot VP!

Gunn said...

I keep forgetting that there is much more to a boat than what we just see.
Looks quite big this tug-boat.
I like the photo..... and as you now, I like tug boats. They do an important job!

cieldequimper said...

They do need their check-up every now and then!

William Kendall said...

It is interesting to see the underside of the hull.

RedPat said...

It looks tough!

Sharon Anck said...

I've seen boats hanging like this several times on our western coast. It's always a rather stunning sight to see.