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Old 10th March 2015, 17:38
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Originally Posted by John_F View Post
Thanks for that - sounded like an interesting time. I didn't realise that you were looking after non BP vessels as well. How did you control the listing on the Havdrodt if she had no power aboard?
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Sorry for the late answer John, must have missed your question.
As I recall on the Havdrodt they fitted a small generator on deck which maintained power on the solenoid valves locking pressure in the hydraulic system and maintaining the stability. This of course ran 24/7 with luck
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