Orville Hook

When a tow line parts in rough seas and a barge is set adrift, recovery and making tow again is time-critical. Insurance wires are not always the most reliable form of protection, but towboat captains have a tested method of safely retrieving the barge and getting back underway: the Orville Hook.


  • Know how to rig and deploy the Orville Hook
  • See effective ways to approach a drifting barge
  • Understand how vessel speed affects Hook depth
  • Learn best practices to ensure a quick recovery
Available on:On Demand
Length: 12
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN
Item no: DVD0-70
Categories: Emergency Procedures

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