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. . . although bridge shipping might be more accurate. Mostly pics for now, as I’ve no time for research other than eyes. As night falls and with aerial pelican support . . . Norma H II.
. . . and waterborne pelicans.
Dawn with Midnight Wolf.
At the entrance of San Juan harbor . . notice the tiny fishing boat beyond Wolf.
Even earlier at dawn . . Sabre Spirit.
At dusk . . . Midnight Stone. . .
And finally . . . a mother ship, and not-so-short sea shipping . . . it’s Navigator towing San Juan – Jax Bridge . . . as night fell last night.
The tow gets an assist from Beth McAllister. More Beth soon.
All fotos by Will Van Dorp.
Scotty Sky first appeared here on this blog over three years ago. Here’s a light Scotty Sky westbound
on the KVK, drawing a little more than my canoe, and
All fotos by Will Van Dorp. Scotty Sky keeps tanker trucks off the roads and bridges and that’s good for us all. Our roadways, bridges, and tunnels are OVER capacity sometimes, as defined by congestion. Too bad we don’t ship MORE by water in the metro areas, things like food and consumer goods to waterfront bigbox stores.
Can anyone explain the origin of Scotty and Patrick Sky names?
… er …short sea shipping (Shortsie Shipping) should save significant stress and other things. Read my two previous posts here. Shortsie is long-sighted: imagine the foto below as about 100 trucks you don’t have to follow on the roads this morning. And one tug–Catherine Turecamo–puts much less stuff into the air than 100 trucks.
The two engines here–Catherine Turecamo and Little Bear–move the goods of 100s of trucks, and fire red Little Bear is way cuter than any single truck. More Little Bear soon.
this one moved by Thomas D. Witte, dozens fewer trucks in your traffic lanes. Thanks, Shortsie. Anyone know of good websites on sixth boro and Hudson River efforts to promote Shortsie? Bowsprite has been exerting many tons of bollard pull there herself: check it out.
Notice the Empire State Building blimp mooring in the background?
All fotos today by Will Van Dorp.