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The largest eel ship in the world arrives in Spaarndam

Week number 50-39

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The "Pieter Geertruida", a ship especially build for catching eel, arrives in the harbour of Spaarndam. Special about this ship is that the caught eel is kept alive in special tanks on board. SHOTS: Ship enters the harbour; the eels are put into barrels with landing nets which are then emptied in special floating fyke nets. In there the eels are kept alive.