This absolutely cannot be the most efficient way to move a barge. Is there no team of super-dolphins with harnesses that can pull it downstream? Well, there should be, dammit.
"RUSSIAN CANOES ARE SOMEWHAT INDUSTRIAL"
I, for one, welcome our barge-paddling robot overlords.
what? was he supposed to wait for the tub boat to resupply the vodka?
Wow, that is comical. What’s Cyrillic for tug boat?
Wasn’t paddling a barge part of Dolph Lundgrenms training montage in Rocky 4?
ya, that should say “tug boat” not “tub boat”…more vodka for me!!
They use this technique in New Orleans a lot as well.
So THAT’s how you get down shit creek without a paddle.
This is actually how most of the barges are moved nowadays…although a team of super dolphins does sound intriguing…….