Here from five years ago was 2. And from four years ago, here’s the last time (I think) I featured MOL Efficiency. I wonder how many hundreds of thousands of sea miles and dollars of cargo she’s moved since then.
But yesterday, . . that was Torm Ismini at the dock and McAllister Sisters on the bow of the MOL ship.
And to take care of all ID’s first . . . that’s Hubert Bays in the distance. But look at Robert E. McAllister . . .
Line on . . . exerting steering in indirect mode.
Twas beautiful to watch.
Two minutes later . . . the towline is slack . . . until it would again be needed somewhere to the west.
All photos by Will Van Dorp, who thanks the Robert crew for the demo.
Unrelated Q: There is a major player in heavy lift and project cargoes named BBC Chartering. What do the letters BBC expand to in this case? I’m asking because I do not know . . .