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I wonder who Laura K Moran is.  I hope she knows what a formidable vessel carries her name around the sixth boro.  The first two fotos come compliments of Stuart Pate, who took them last December from Norwegian Gem.

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That’s one very clean and organized deck.  This overhead shot clearly shows the hawser winch that Les identified a few days back.  Now I need to go back to fotos of Laura K from a year ago to see if that winch was already there, and I just missed it somehow.

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Here Laura K heads past Shooter’s over toward the Arthur Kill.

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Laura K ending an assist into IMTT, and another where

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she escorts in CMA CGM Florida.  A little background on CMA CGM Florida:  launched in 2008, it’s 965′ loa by 105′ abeam, 5078 teu.  And  . . . on CMA CGM, the company:  Walmart named it “ocean carrier of the year” for 2008-9.  Remember that next time you see a Walmart trailer on the highway or  the ubiquitous retail outlets all over this country.

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Below is a short video showing CMA CGM Florida westbound in KVK with Laura K tailing.  The video opens with the sound and image of Hornbeck’s Spartan Service passing.

Fotos other than Stuart’s by Will Van Dorp.  Click on an image to make it bigger.

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