Tugboats, the semi's of the ocean. They pass Powell River pulling logbooms, construction barges, scows of hogfuel and chips for the local paper mill, train barges, barges loaded with
semi-trailers and chemical tankers and more. And I take their pictures as they pass.

Here you will find some of the photos I have taken of those tugboats as they pull their tows up and down Malaspina Strait and the surrounding waters. Big ones and little ones, good looking tugs and some not so.
I like them all, and if you like tugs - including tugs converted to other uses - I invite you to have a look.

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Sea Imp XI

Sea Imp XI - 2017-10-20

The newest tug to join the Catherwood Towing fleet, the Sea Imp XI was launched May 27, 2017. Here she's seen leaving the Catalyst Mill harbour
with the City Transfer drop-trailer barge, heading south to Richmond.

Length: 16.31m Breadth: 6.71m Draft: 3.0m Power: 896 KW Year Built: 2017

Sea Imp XI - 2017-10-20
Sea Imp XI - 2017-08-15

Sea Imp XI - 2017-08-15

Sea Imp XI - 2017-08-15

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