The tugboats have a bollard pull of 16 tons and their small size means they are able to handle smaller vessels, such as low freeboard ships and barges, efficiently and safely.
What does BP stand for?
BP stands for Bollard Pull
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Jaya Supreme's main engines deliver over 16,000 bhp power output with a continuous bollard pull of 211 metric tons.
The joint venture will own and operate two units of Indonesian flagged 100+ tons bollard pull AHTS, "WINPOSH Rampart" and "WINPOSH Resolve", both of which have been awarded contracts to support drilling activities for a multinational oil and gas company for up to two and half years.
This ABS-Classed vessel with a bollard pull of over 200 tonnes is powered by four engines combined with an azimuth thruster and four tunnel thrusters.
Each of the four 80 Ton Bollard Pull (TBP) harbour tugs will be fitted with two 9-cylinder and one 8-cylinder in-line Wartsila 20 engines.
Theoretical investigations into the new types of work methods for tugs in ports, experimental tests on real ships and calibrated simulators were the main research direction to prepare a methodology of calculating tug towing power under real conditions, which is an important issue and the need for future investigations and practical calculations of tug bollard pull.
2 feet below the seabed, sustain a bollard pull of over 350 tons and maintain speeds of up to 9,842 feet/hr, where seabed conditions permit.