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First, thanks to Birk Thomas . .  . Ice River currently in Philadelphia.  Here’s the reefer fleet list.

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And thanks to Mike Abegg, Alice Oldendorff, currently in the sixth boro, the vessel that started this blog over 2000 posts ago.

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Also, still in port, Asopus.

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And just out of the repair dock, it’s Stena Primorsk, having spent weeks in or around the harbor.

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And finally . . . NYK Joanna leaves town yesterday.  Watch between tug and ship, starboard side,

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here, for what has to be one

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of the more dangerous jobs on the water.

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It’s the docking pilot leaving the vessel as it heads for sea.

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Perusal of the NYK fleet shows names like Mark Twain and William Shakespeare.  I’d love to see them come to town.

Unless otherwise attributed, all  fotos by will Van Dorp.  Thanks here to Birk Thomas and Mike Abegg.

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