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Cape Henry at arrival . . . drawing between 12 and 13 meters with its holds
full of salt to render area roads safe and savory.
At departure for sea and points east yesterday afternoon . . . she drew less than 6.
She was assisted out by Marjorie and
All photos except the third one by Brian DeForest, whom I thank. I took #3.
What’s this? Clam-shell bucket and helicopter markings?
Amazing, as in IMO9456331. Amazing is the name of the vessel. And amazingly, three vessels here appear mostly on the rocks: middle ground in Noble Express and in the distance the stack belongs to Inyala.
I’m not sure where the cargo has originated, but
Ultimately it gets to storage barns like this one on the sanitation Pier on “thirteenth avenue.”
All fotos by Will Van Dorp.
Unrelated: Gazela will be at this very salt dock for a few days starting May 18 in transit to Portsmouth, NH.
Totally unrelated but amazingly upsetting to me: Can a government official with an annual salary of less than $7000/year order a yacht costing over $350 million? Sure, if the official happens to be Minister of Agriculture and Foresty of Equatorial Guinea, and named Teodorin Obiang, son of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (scroll through to see an official 2009 portrait). Disclosure: I’ve never visited Equatorial Guinea, but between 1975 and 1977, as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, I visited along the border between the two countries.