The second part of the Prince William Sound Disabled Tanker Towing Study was undertaken to evaluate, using computer simulations, the capability of existing escort vessels in Prince William Sound, Alaska, and to examine alternatives that could enhance escort and rescue towing capabilities. The study was undertaken by The Glosten Associates, Inc., the Maritime Simulation Centre the Netherlands, and the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands on behalf of the Disabled Tanker Towing Study Group. A brief discussion of the project background, methodology, and results is contained herein.

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