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Synonyms for tugboat

a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

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Cayabyab said the tugboat was blown off course due to strong winds brought by Tropical Storm 'Vinta.
Summary: Tugboats Monday failed to refloat a container ship that ran aground off the coast of Sidon Sunday in heavy winds.
The drugs were found hidden in a secret hold in the Tanzanianregistered tugboat, which was sailing from Istanbul to Guyana via Tenerife and then to the North Sea, when it was stopped by the Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset and Border Force cutter HMC Valiant following a tip-off from French intelligence.
As of press time, PCG is still trying to identify the owners of the barge and the tugboat.
76 million) at an LNG tanker tugboat company he headed before taking over in 2013 as Kogas CEO.
The idea for the pink M's took root when a Moran employee asked Tregurtha for approval to paint one on a single tugboat to honor a family member.
AE[currency]KABAT (CyHAN)- The Gudrat tugboat, built at the Turkish shipyard, entered the international sea port of Turkmenbashi city on the Caspian shore, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper wrote Nov.
A tugboat "GUDRAT" built by the order of the state service for sea and river transport of Turkmenistan was delivered to Turkmenbashi international seaport, reports the state news agency of Turkmenistan.
A federal appellate court, in 1932, decided that a tugboat operator was negligent because the boat didn't have a radio, even though tugboats generally did not use radios at that time.
com)-- Newport Beach, CA based software development specialist Tugboat Software is now offering companies the opportunity to better optimize their workforce level planning by using Tugboat's recently released job bidding module.
Summary: A tugboat worker has captured dramatic images of a dust storm 46km northwest of the town of Onslow in Western Australia.
9m) seed funding round led by New Enterprise Associates Inc (NEA) and Tugboat Ventures.
THE Edward O'Grady-trained Tugboat should prove tough to beat when he reverts to the flat at Gowran Park this evening.
The man, who has not been named but is from Derby, is unaccounted for after his tugboat got into trouble on Monday morning in the area of the Bay of Biscay.