First we’ll look around the East River, Brooklyn Navy Yard. Alice Oldendorff, a bulk carrier, is a regular there. She hauls such bulk materials as ore and gravel. Notice the bulbous bow and the draft markings.



This self-unloading system allows off-loading of up to 1500 tons per hour to a distance of 210 feet from the ship. She was built in 2000 and is over 600 feet long.

Alice Oldendorff is one of over 200 vessels belonging to the EO group based in Lubeck, Germany. To see where she is located at this moment, check this link and click on “satellite positions.”