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the 250Ton Crane

in July 2021 Griffin Towage were contracted to tow Manchester Ship Canal's  Historic 250Ton Crane barge from Runcorn to Newcastle. The barge was built in Holland in 1937 and has not been at sea since its delivery voyage. Griffin Towage arranged all pre tow inspections, surveys, and documentation required for the passage along with  all local port requirements. on the day of the tow there were 5 other vessels involved along with our tug GT Victory to get the Barge safely out to sea from the Ship Canal. Total distance for the tow was 913miles.


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