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aka Naismith gear. And where is this industrial
She’s a parcel tanker and midday today she left the sixth boro bound for sea, bound for some scrimmage somewhere in mid-ocean somewhere. Yes, that’s Siberian Sea (1980, ex-Heidi E. Roehrig, Matthew, Star Avjet) , but she seems to lack the Naismith gear.
I wonder if all the NYK Stolt tankers have hoops? Might the entire global fleet be divided into leagues? Is there a draft? Are rendezvous points established in mid-ocean for competitions?
Related: Read “deepwater writing”‘s description of a ship he visited recently in “ship envy.” Along with quite interesting links, he includes great details about his tour of a Norwegian vessel that featured spacious quarters, a gyn, and a room for karaoke and music.
Unrelated: For a 19-minute Fred Vloo video of Rotterdam harbor, showing a wide variety of vessels, click here.