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cos918

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1 to 1 scale tug push
« on: December 29, 2007, 10:33:54 pm »

found this , brings a whole new meaning to tug towing O0 , wish i had that many tugs.
john ;D
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Roger in France

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Re: 1 to 1 scale tug push
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2007, 12:12:34 pm »

Looks to me as if she is aground. It would not require that much pushing if she were afloat.

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Re: 1 to 1 scale tug push
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2007, 05:43:03 pm »

Think she's being pushed up on the mud to keep her afloat
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Re: 1 to 1 scale tug push
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2007, 05:48:16 pm »

Vessel name Pelican I + Maersk Bahrain
Type of ship Containerships
Date   
Location Westerschelde river (Netherlands) near Antwerp, Belgium.
Remarks Two vessels collided at night time. Pelican I engine room flooded
 and vessel was grounded by the pilot/captain to avoid sinking.
 No injuries occured.
 Pelican I was later repaired in Vlissingen (Flushing), Netherlands and
 it was sad one crane driver was killed during repair works at the ship.
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