An item reported that the inland motor tug Alie executed her trial on the Nieuwe Waterweg, Netherlands. She was built by Scheepswerf Van Vlaardingen, Gouda. Netherlands, bought and fitted out with 1-6 cylinder 300hp diesel by Motoren-Werke Mannheim A.G. former Benz and now sold to the firm of Wilhelm Gestmann, Duisburg-Ruhrort, Germany. This firm had already 10 tugs in service and the Alie was to be used for harbour service and in the Rhine shipping. The machinery was controlled on the bridge. A pneumatic reversible Benz four stroke engine was available for fast and easy manoeuvring in harbours. Dimensions 20 x 4.50 metres.