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Harbor Pilot Disembarks a Containership


published on 6 July 2019 421

A Virginia Pilot Association harbor pilot disembarks the U.S. flag containership Maersk Atlanta before the ship sails north along the U.S. East Coast.

Featured in this video is the Virginia Pilots' brand new pilot boat, Hampton Roads.
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