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« on: December 03, 2019, 08:59:42 pm »

Hi Forum,

Will delete once ascertained.

I was wondering what these 2 holes/recesses are on the stern under the IMO number.

Thanks in advance.
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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2019, 10:50:52 pm »

Sunken bits as they are known, used the same way as the ones on the side of the hull.
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2019, 11:17:48 pm »

Also often called "Dutch Bollards".  One over the other to better accommodate tug line at different drafts when fully loaded and in ballast.
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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2019, 06:55:23 pm »

Thanks for that. I was just a little curious as to how they were used.
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2019, 07:43:19 pm »

I just tried to remove thread this but it's not functioning
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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2019, 08:53:17 pm »

I see no reason to remove the thread - and it is informative.
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