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VIDEO: Stuffing the bow

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We don’t know the story behind this video of what appears to be a European commercial fishing boat steaming into port with its bow submerged.

Ralf Andersen, the Danish filmmaker who posted it on his Facebook page, says locals told him it’s a “normal” scene in commercial fishing areas and that the “ships are designed to handle situations like this.”

We’re not sure about that, but the crewmembers don’t seem concerned. One of them even waves to the camera.

“We talked to the skipper afterward, and the ship was loaded with 175 tons and can maximum take a total of 182 tons,” Andersen reported.