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Montevideo Pilot boat.


published on 14 January 2022 262 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Nick Oakley". Originally published on 2022-01-14.
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Editors note: A film of a pilot boat has just been published on YouTube with the title "How Dangerous being in a Pilot Boat..." on YouTube. I'm not sure if this really shows a dangerous maneuver, maybe the experts can comment on it here.
But in principle it is problematic to approach the ship in such a small Pilot Boat in the wake from astern and cross the waves there. I remember an accident from Finland in December 2017 where the boat capsized and people died. Is this situation shown here...

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