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Recipient Name
Ports of Auckland
Date Closed
Supply a means whereby a towline can be severed in an emergency aboard the barges owned by his company.
Reply Text
We have obtained axes which can be placed onboard each hopper barge whenever it is chartered out to a user. Our staff engineer checks the vessel with the charterer before and after use, and will see that supply of an axe and placing it where it can be readily used will be done.
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