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Any guesses?  A clue . .  if the vessel stays on schedule, it’ll be back in the sixth boro in about a month.

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Safety Comes First.  Commodities come promptly.  Which ones?

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Here’s another clue then . . . the vessel hull-down here is Antwerp-bound and then recrosses the pond to approach the Panama Canal two and a half weeks from now.  Another clue . . . it reminds me of what in my boyhood was the sixth foto here:  my neighbor used a farm truck just like this to get the tomatoes, pickles, cabbage . . .  to market . ..  in that case the local canneries.

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Answer:  the vessel disappearing over the horizon yesterday afternoon is Albermarle Island (1993).  Click here and scroll down to see her ports history.    The foto below I took in June 2011, one I didn’t use in this post–Commodities 2– from around that date.   Click here to see the schedule of all the Ecuadorian Line boats that bring us mostly–I presume–Ecuadorian bananas.  Here are more Ecuadorian exports to the US.

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All fotos by Will Van Dorp.   If you’re good at getting your head around numbers, here’s a set from the Office of Trade Representative.

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