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  • DS Lyngen
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    Cargo ship With Frohavet south Tromsø strait tonight.

    With Frohavet by DS Lyngen, on Flickr

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  • pakarang
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    Massive ships no doubt... must be awesome to get that close to them, and so many different ships too.

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  • janihudi
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    the ''anangel mariner'' is partly discharging her load, her beam is to much for the canal to Amsterdam. she had to pass 2 tunnels which make a max of the depth of the canal.
    thatswhy they discharge the cargo into barges that she can pass those tunnels



    ''am krakow''



    made a few images, but they where unfocused or there standing something in the way

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  • janihudi
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    the ''star despoina'' had discharged her load of ore at the tata steel factory in the port of ijmuiden. Again multi tasking on a early morning

    Last edited by janihudi; December 20th, 2018, 12:10.

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  • janihudi
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    ''ýeoman bontrup'' in the Northseacanal between Amsterdam and IJmuiden, heading IJmuiden

    we seen her in worst times

    http://www.captainsvoyage-forum.com/...5748#post55748



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  • janihudi
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    and a few minutes later it came poring down .



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  • janihudi
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    ''seadancer'' inbound for Rotterdam

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  • janihudi
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  • janihudi
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    got many images of this one bow up, stern down, bow down stern up riding the waves.
    but only a few are good enough, and that are those when she lays flat in the water

    ''atlantic comet'' outbound rotterdam



    ''Aligote'' inbound to Rotterdam

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  • wherrygirl
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    You mean yacht with a capital Y, I expect. I thought that half the fun of a 2-3 person yacht was leaning backwards over the side, oilskin skimming the waves and in danger of being swamped by spray at any minute - or being the first to drown after capsizing!

  • ombugge
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    There are 10 small Cruise ships with X-Bow on order in China. (4 already confirmed and 6 options expected to be called soon)
    Unfortunately none of those confirmed are likely to be trading in Europe, at least initially.
    PS> The first yacht with X-Bow is almost completed and will probably be around soon.

  • wherrygirl
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    Ah, yes, I see.
    By the way, that site says the first cruise liners with an x-bow will start operating from 2019. Stand by with the cameras!

  • janihudi
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    Don't know if this is a real x-bow.
    An x- bow has a curvy bow line, this one have sharp lines. There are several vessels of that shipping company.

  • wherrygirl
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    Wanting to know more about this x-bow I Googled around and found this:
    https://ulstein.com/innovations/x-bow
    They all went overboard about it. (sorry about the unintentional pun, it's just a common English expression of pleasure!)
    I agree it's not exactly beautiful .

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  • janihudi
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    Don't like the X-bow and this is even worse.
    The Captain don't like it eather.
    For the looks and how it sails, in the waves.buyancy and stability
    Last edited by janihudi; December 18th, 2018, 22:09.
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