Tug & Towing Theory

Lankhorst Academy Training Center Dordrecht
3 hours
Certificate of attendance
Meal not included
The course provides information about towing, safety, and potential risks. It covers the basic knowledge of ropes and provides guidelines for their repair, inspection, and maintenance. Participants also witness a full rope break test.


  • Fiber rope and its main characteristics;
  • Available rope constructions;
  • Towing stretchers;
  • Fiber rope connections/ Soft shackles;
  • Inspection and maintenance;
  • Factory tour.