Tugboat FAQs:

Q: Are tugboats powerful for their size and strongly built?

A: Yes, and some are ocean-going.

Q: Is a tugboat typically rated by its engine's power output and its overall bollard pull?

A: Yes.

Q: Are tugboats generally smaller and their width-to-length ratio is often higher?

A: Yes, and due to the need for a lower draught.

Q: Are tugboats highly maneuverable?

A: Yes, and various propulsion systems have been developed to increase maneuverability and increase safety.