Here’s a quick sampling of people outside on the sixth boro.  For every one person out on deck, at least a half dozen work inside or sleep in preparation for working later.  There’s channel marking maintenance,

fotos to take before (Port Said here) heading for sea,

(It only looks like he’s walking the top of the rudder.) docking lines to catch and

run out to the bollards before

heading off to the next job.

watches to


barges to secure like this one nudged in by Sassafras,

line to tidy up,

breathers to catch before the frenzy of 18 hours in port.

Out there and inside . . .you keep the traffic going safely and without incident. Bravo!

All fotos by Will Van Dorp.