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Berthing Hamburg port - Pilots' masterpiece


published on 6 May 2020 826

Found on YouTube. Created by "Al Petkov"
"A routine pilot task"
Hamburg, Germany
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published on 13 December 2020

This article was originally published on Baird Maritime (link below)
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