Here was 18 in this series, which offers similar equipment.  Something supermax somewhere?

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All these fotos come compliments of Xtian Herrou, who previously passed along fotos for this post and others.  He took this foto in Brest, although the tug is by now through Port Said for parts south and east… .

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These waters require that Sea Foxtrot and her tow take on specialized gear.

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Once they get in the zone, Sea Foxtrot and

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Norma 1 will fully deploy gear and look like this,

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UAE tug Simyar, currently working in the Indian Ocean.

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Merci beaucoup, Xtian  . . .

Here’s a post I did six and a half years ago (scroll on through) alluding to pirates that once annoyed ships in the sixth boro . . ..

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