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A day on the river with Harken Towing

By BCShippingNews 28 February 2017
Photographer Dave Roels captures sure-footed tug crew moving logs on the Fraser River...

Capturing the activities of the sure-footed crew of Harken Towing was like catnip for photographer Dave Roels who went along for a ride while Harken moved logs along the Fraser River. Harken Towing, recently Safe Certified by the BC Forest Safety Council, were "phenomenal hosts," according to Dave who manages to demonstrate the duties and responsibilities of moving logs. All photos copyrighted to Dave Roels and require permission for re-use.

1. Harken's Dorothy Mackenzie sets off for a da...
2. The Harken No.9 is already hard at work.
3. The Harken No.9.
4. A beautiful day for towing logs...
5. Harken 9 heading up river with a log tow the...
6. Another view of the Harken 9 going under 20t...
7. The Dorothy Mackenzie is coupling up a boom...
8. The Dorothy Mackenzie is assisting a upriver...
9. Splitting up the tow in New Westminster. Th...
10. A view of the deckhand going to let the cou...
11. The deckhand jumping back onto the booms th...
12. The Harken 9 is taking the remainder of the...
13. The Dorothy on the head end of a log tow in...
14. One of our senior Deckhands Dan Jakovljevic...
15. Harken 9 tying up at our storage grounds.
16. The Harken 3 working at Fraser Surrey Docks...
17. Brett Bennett and a “Green” guy, Brett is l...
18. Heading back to the tug after choking the w...
19. Brett Bennett looking good for the camera.
20. Doing a Fire Drill.
21. Captain Ken Mackenzie at the wheel of the H...
22. Harken 3 working in Fraser Surrey Docks
23. Taking off the swifter wires.
24. Harken 3 taking swifter wires off booms to...