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Mary Alice with Witte 1407

 

Brendan Turecamo with container barge New Jersey

Sarah Ann with SMM 105

 

A light Stephen B passing the Lady

Caitlin Ann with SMM 211 and a light Emily Ann

 

Galveston with Petrochem Producer and a surveillance bird

And–to repost a photo from April 2018–guess where Iron Salvor is today . . .

All photos by Will Van Dorp, whose curt post today are dictated by a tank low on verbiage today because my reserves are being used on other projects .  ..

Iron Salvor, the one above, is currently in Malta, that English-speaking island in the Med!!

Do you recognize this ship?

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Well, actually, Petroleum Producer is a barge, not a ship.  And Galveston is a 12,000 hp tug.

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And in port she needs assistance . . . here Freddy K Miller (I think . . . on starboard) and Pegasus.

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This generation of ATB units replaces ITBs that were still in the sixth boro when tugster started to pay attention back in 2006.  Back then, there was a fleet of ITBs, now waiting the scrapyard.  Click here and here for closeups I did of one of them, ITB Philadelphia, last known to be laid up in Great Bitter Lake in Egypt.  Anyone have followup news?

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The last time I caught closeups of Petroleum Producer and Galveston it was here (scroll through) in the Cape Fear River over two years ago.

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

Unrelated:  Check out this 450’+ mutation here.

Doubleclick enlarges most fotos.  From a distance, I knew the profile was unfamiliar.  Note Neptune‘s  outside controls on either

side of the house.

Laura K Moran, seen here dozen of times, assists Athens Star into the pier.

Consort delivers

coal.

Maryland heads westbound into the KVK.

Christian Reinauer sidles up to

RTC 145.

CMA CGM White Shark inbound for Newark Bay passes Seaborn and gets

escorted in by Gramma Lee T Moran.

Speaking of escorts, here tug by that name heads for sea and for more coal.

Not an impressive foto, but I’ve not previously seen ATB Corpus Christi, here with PetroChem Supplier.

All fotos today by Will Van Dorp.

No news on the Colvin schooner ashore on Fire Island, although plans are converging to attempt getting her off.

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