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Bow thruster effect on ship's headway 1


by Capt. Hugues Cauvier - published on 14 July 2022 896 -

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Found on YouTube. Created by "Hugues". Originally published on 2022-03-07.
What is causing the forward motion of a stopped vessel using continous bow thruster action?
by Capt. H. Cauvier

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Author: Capt. Hugues Cauvier
active marine pilot - Corporation des Pilotes du Saint-Laurent Central
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