Port Watch: Week of July 3

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The Fourth of July brings an asphalt tanker to Portsmouth Harbor, with a tug and barge tentatively slated to follow the next day. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of June 26

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The cable ship Thorco Luna is still at the Tyco terminal, where it will continue loading fiber-optic cable until July 15. A couple of other ships are due to arrive in port this week. Get the details in Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of June 19

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A tanker heads into port tonight and leaves tomorrow, and another comes in for an overnight stay on Thursday. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of June 5

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There are no ships slated to arrive at the Port of New Hampshire this week, but there are a couple already in port that arrived on Friday. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of May 29

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The LPG tanker Polar set sail on Memorial Day, while the tug Coho and barge Penn 92 arrived that night. A couple of other ships are expected later in the week. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of May 22

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The tanker Chem Norma is due to arrive in the Port of New Hampshire today, and a couple of other ships are expected later in the week. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of May 15

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It’s a slow week at the Port of New Hampshire, but things are expected to pick up early next week, when two large tankers arrive. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of May 8

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Two separate tugs — including one that’s nearly 180 meters long — are scheduled to arrive at the Port of New Hampshire later this week. Get the details in Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of May 1

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The cable ship Dependable, a frequent visitor to Portsmouth Harbor, returns to port tomorrow. Other than that, it’s a quiet week on the water. Get the details in this week's installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of April 24

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Residents of Portsmouth, Rye, and New Castle may be disturbed by the sound of gunfire just outside the mouth of the Piscataqua River this week. But don’t be alarmed; it’s just U.S. patrol boats conducting a regularly scheduled exercise.

Port Watch: Week of April 17

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The tanker Torm Saone arrived this morning and sets sail tonight, when the tanker Palanca Luanda takes its place. Get the details on these and other ships in this week's installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of April 10

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The Palanca Luanda is scheduled to arrive in port around midnight, and the Tamar sets sail shortly thereafter. A couple of other ships are due on Wednesday. Get the details in Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of April 3

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The tanker Great Eastern is in port and ready to set sail tonight, while a trio of ships are expected to arrive on Wednesday. Get the details in this week’s installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of March 27

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A heavy-lift ship arrives at the state pier this afternoon, and a couple of other vessels are expected later this week — including a particularly massive one Friday. Details in this week's installment of Port Watch.

Port Watch: Week of March 20

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The EIT Paloma pulled into port this morning and sails tonight, when the tanker New England arrives. Many other ships will follow over the course of the week. Get the details in Port Watch.

Perennial perfection

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The UNH Cooperative Extensions shares tips on pairing perennial plants for continuous bloom and season-long interest in varying light soil conditions.

Port Watch: Week of March 13

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It will be a busy afternoon at the Port of New Hampshire, with two separate tug-and-barge units slated to arrive in advance of tomorrow’s storm. Get the details in Port Watch.

Growing seedlings at home

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The time to start certain garden seeds is right around the corner. The UNH Cooperative Extension Center has some tips for getting off to a great start this season.

A hermit’s tale

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Journalist Michael Finkel, author of The Stranger in the Woods, shares the true story of a man who lived in the Maine woods for 27 years. Finkel will be in Portsmouth next week.

Port Watch: Week of March 6

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As spring approaches, things get a bit slower at the Port of New Hampshire. A couple of vessels sailed on Saturday, leaving the port empty until Thursday, when a salt ship is due to arrive. Get the details in Port Watch.