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. . .or dino juice or geo sap.  According to the US Energy Info Administration, the US consumes just under 20 million barrels of the stuff daily.  Today, in less than a half hour, two tankers entered the Kills with a combined capacity (if I calculate correctly) of over a million barrels, or 5% of one day’s US consumption.  First came Avra . . .

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seen in by Brendan Turecamo.   I’d guessed I’d never seen this tanker before

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til it came close.  Last time I took a foto of her, she sported flaky green paint and the name Altius . . . not Michele Iuliano, the raised metal name covered inadequately here.

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Here are vestiges of her formerly green superstructure.

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A previous time Americas Spirit came in, she made energetic use of her horn whistle as she plowed through the fog.  Note:  I wish I could perfect the art of whistling with that low penetrating pitch!

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It seems from this itinerary that she’s in here once every two months.

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Click here to see a report on her from some bloggers who watch the Straits of Canso.

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Barbara McAllister and McAllister Sisters bring her in like a big catch, lots of juice.

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All fotos today by Will Van Dorp.

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