Towing gear of the standard type tug SAAM MEXICA

A disc-type towing hook with a safe working load of 65 ton, is fitted together with a double pole towing bitt on the aft deck. The towing hook is provided with a quick release device which can be operated from the wheelhouse and from two local stations on the aft deck. A 10ton hydraulically-driven towing winch with a hauling speed of 10m/min is fitted on the aft deck and carries 200m of steel wire.

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