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Tanker maneuvering/unmooring, "MTM Potomac", 180m


published on 17 June 2021 1055 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "SMR Pilot".
The "MTM Potomac" is a 180 meter tanker, without a thruster and a fixed pitch, right handed propeller (like most).
This particular maneuver consisted of backing her about a ship´s length, then swinging to port with the help of 2 ASD tugs.

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Ashraf El Messiry Suez Canal Authority, Egypt
on 28 January 2022, 07:51 UTC

Good work....Safety is first
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Tansel Tüfekçi Botas, Turkey
on 17 August 2020, 09:58 UTC

Tug bollard pull to be stated.Data is crucial.
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