Tug rescues fuel-less vessel

A Tasports tug towing a vessel to shore. Picture: Gavin Purcell

A Tasports tug towing a vessel to shore. Picture: Gavin Purcell

A Tasmanian tug boat helped rescue a fuel-less vessel at Low Head about 3.30am on Wednesday.

The rescued vessel was traveling from Geelong to Beauty Point when the man realised he did not have enough fuel to complete his journey.

Tasmania Police was altered. 

A Tasports tug boat traveling from Devonport to Beauty Point received a call from police to assist the vessel, Tasports employee Gavin Purcell said.

Tasmania Police said there was no emergency, the man simply ran out of fuel. 

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