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A Decade of Technological Progress

The harbor tug Michel, owned by Petersen & Alpers, was commissioned in 1998. She owes her capacity to a well-coordinated crew and a twin-engine propulsion plant consisting of two medium-speed MaK 8 M 20 engines adjusted to 1520 kW at 1000 rpm and equipped with a Variable Radial Turbine (VRT).

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A Decade of Technological Progress

Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger (DGzRS)

Founded in 1865, Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger (DGzRS), the German maritime search and rescue service, operates 20 rescue cruisers and 41 lifeboats on the North Sea and Baltic Sea, logging more than 70,000 nautical miles per year.

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Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger (DGzRS)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, “Essayons”

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates two hopper dredges on the west coast of the U.S.A. to maintain shipping channels. The largest and most modern of them is the “Essayons,” built by Bath Iron works in Bath, Maine in 1982. Based in Portland, Oregon, the 106.7 meter Essayons works in harbors between Alaska and California, as well as in Hawaii.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, “Essayons”

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