You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Hermod’ tag.

More photos by taken by Jan Oosterboer showing traffic quite different from what you’d see on our parts of the watery globe.

Let’s start with Matador 3.  With the North Sea as the densest area of the globe for offshore wind turbines, floating cranes like this–with lift capacity of 1800 tons– keep busy.

0aaaaoe1MATADOR 3, Wilhelminahaven, Schiedam, met compressor-0227

And Wei Li . . . self-propelled and with lift capacity of 3000 tons.  Before we move to a different type of vessel, do you remember Pelicano from Guanabara Bay?

0aaaaoe3WEI LI, Wilhelminahaven, Schiedam-0232

Seven Rio is a recent launch . . . deep sea pipe layer.

0aaaaoe2SEVEN RIO, Wiltonhaven, Schiedam-0220

Kolga, the larger tugboat here, is 236′ x 59,’ yet

0aaaaoe4KOLGA en UNION 11-0137

it’s dwarfed by its tow, crane vessel Hermod, with two cranes whose lift capacity surpasses 8000 tons.

0aaaaoe5HERMOD-0148

K. R. V. E. 61 is a highly visible crew tender.

0aaaaoe6K.R.V.E. 61-0167

Here’s another view of Hermod.

0aaaaoe7HERMOD-0200

SD Sting Ray (104′ x 39′) is like a mouse at a foot of an elephant here,

0aaaaoe8SD STINGRAY-0874

the elephant being Stena Don, a Stena drill rig.

0aaaaoe9STENA DON-0905

0aaaaoe10STENA DON, zie de poten-0844

 

Many thanks to Jan Oosterboer for these photos which came via Fred Trooster.

Click here for the index to this series.  The elusive Bowsprite’s work is not elusive here.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

MV Alice Austen‘s namesake was a pioneer photographer from Staten Island. The other ferry of the Austen class was named for another famous Staten Island artist here.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Rich Taylor, who has sent along other photos including this one, which I suspect MAY have been converted into a dredge scow, took this from near Yank Marine recently.  It’s the future NYWaterWay’s Molly Pitcher.  See more here.

03aapm6

Ashley Hutto took this photo recently of the grand dame taking on fuel and lube.

04aapm5

In Montreal, with Habitat as backdrop, it’s Cavalier Maxim doing a Montreal-from-the-water tour.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From Jan Oosterboer via Fred Trooster, here are the Stena Britannica and

SONY DSC

SONY DSC

Stena Hollandica, which shuttle between Hoek van Holland and Harwich.

SONY DSC

SONY DSC

Also, from our Dutch friends, here’s a photo of semisubmersible floating platform vessel Hermod, which has accommodations for 336 people.  So . . .

08aapmHERMOD, Calandkanaal-0516

these orange pods could be called “people removers,” essential and in need of regular drills.

08baapm1

09aapm2

010aapm3

Here’s a people mover–LARC XV-75– that for a time belonged to the Harbormaster of Bridgeport.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

And finally for today, if a “people mover” is defined as a vessel that moves terrestrials through the water, then I guess this is a “mermaid mover,” moving less land-mobile water folk over the pavement.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Thanks to Rich, Ashley, Jan, and Fred for sending along these photos.  If you send me a photo and I don’t use it right away, please be patient.  Photos not otherwise attributed are by Will Van Dorp.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,369 other followers

If looking for specific "word" in archives, search here.
Questions, comments, photos? Email Tugster

Graves of Arthur Kill

Click on image below to order your copy of Graves of Arthur Kill, by Gary Kane and Will Van Dorp. 3Fish Productions.

Seth Tane American Painting

Read my Iraq Hostage memoir online.

My Babylonian Captivity

Reflections of an American hostage in Iraq, 20 years later.

Archives

June 2020
M T W T F S S
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930