Based on the towage technique486, the pushing unit is formed by a variable number of non-motorized barges interlinked with a tug. Depending on the waterway prospects, different formations are possible.
Area of operation:
On the Lower Rhine, on the ARA port relations (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Antwerp) and the Ruhr area, up to 6 European barges can be connected. On the Middle and Lower Danube, a pushing unit with up to 9 interlinked barges can be used.