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Very descriptive: Piston Effect when entering lock.


published on 10 May 2020 1031 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Port Revel". From 2011...
Two new locks were introduced in 2009 for training in the new Panama lock conditions with or without tug(s). This video shows the famous "piston effect" when entering the lock at an impressive speed of 10 knots with a high blockage factor.

Port Revel provides shiphandling training using manned models for maritime pilots, masters and officers: http://www.portrevel.com
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