Meanwhile in Suez Canal | Close Quarter Situation

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  1. Seems they are trying to push the bulker close to shore with sb side, but apparantly aft tug is not fast enough or something.

    Thus the container had be communicated to continue, but since not enough room to pass, he had to go astern to stop, making the propeller pulling/turning him to port.

  2. In my fair opinion Egyptian pilots are quite competent and manoeuvre the vessels with ease without yelling or getting e edgy even when there is not enuf room for anchoring like the bitter lakes.Demanding cigarettes or other gratuities is common with pilots and port authorities world wide and Egypt is no exception. I.say this on my long standing experience as a master.capt.nauroze