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Synonyms for tug

Synonyms for tug

to exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

a sudden motion, such as a pull

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a sudden abrupt pull

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a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

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pull hard

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

tow (a vessel) with a tug

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carry with difficulty

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move by pulling hard

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pull or strain hard at

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struggle in opposition

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He said that the successful and timely delivery of number of vessels with varying sizes and capacities including similar 32 Tons BP Tug by KS and EW has made all of us proud and confident.
Each 110-foot by 38-foot tug, designed by Greg Castleman of Castleman Maritime, LLC, sited in League City, Texas, is being mated to an 80,000-barrel barges designed by Bristol Harbor Group and being built by Conrad Industries of Amelia, La.
These sources further said the KPT invited bids under Clause 36(b) of PPRA-2204 (amended) for the provision of two berthing tugs on hiring basis/chartering, therefore, PNSC fully met these conditions.
The chief guest in his address said that construction of 32 Tons BP Tug highlighted the mission of the Ministry of Defence Production to make Pakistan self reliance in shipbuilding.
Rene Raaijmakers, CEO, Kotug Smit Towage, said: "We are delighted to be supporting our growth in the UK with the addition of three new tugs to our fleet.
These advanced electric towbarless aircraft tow tugs are easy to operate and offer limitless flexibility.
Sharjah Ports Authority has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 2411, named Al Luolo' Aya and built at Damen Shipyards Sharjah.
These tugs were specifically designed and built for Cook Inlet mobility in heavy sea ice conditions.
Niels Tinsfeldt, managing director, NSW, said, "The Nakilat Damen Shipyards' mooring tugs introduced to NSW represent a very agile and strong supplement to the tug fleet at the LNG Port in Ras Laffan.
Battery-powered tugs are growing in popularity as available batteries for them have improved due to the powered wheelchair and medical scooter world.
Simultaneously, a number of new powerful tugs and work methods for tugs face advantages and disadvantages that must be carefully studied to make them more effective in using tugs and increasing their possibilities.
RIVER cruise passengers will reap the benefit of Tommy Procter's 24 years on Tyne tugs.
A GATHERING of restored tugs and their cargo boats mainly built in the early part of the last century once more took to the canals of the Black Country.
BASRA / Aswat al-Iraq: The biggest two naval tugs left Malaysia on Thursday heading for Basra to work in the Iraqi oil ports, the public relations and media director at the State Company for Iraqi Ports said.