tanker acadian
The Canadian oil/chemical tanker Acadian. photo by John White

Port Watch: Week of Jan. 28

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An update on vessels arriving at the Port of New Hampshire

The week kicked off on a busy note Monday, with the cable ship Durable sailing and the tanker Acadian arriving. More activity is expected in the days ahead. Here are the details.


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: Jan. 28, sails Jan. 29
Flag: Canada
Cargo: heating oil
Terminal: Irving
Deadweight: 37,515 tons
Length x breadth: 183 x 27 meters
Year built: 2005


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: in port, sailing Jan. 31
Flag: Hong Kong
Cargo: salt
Terminal: Granite State Mineral
Deadweight: 37,657 tons
Length x breadth: 180 x 30 meters
Year built: 2016


Type: tug
Arrival: Feb. 1
Flag: United States
Cargo: moving construction barge
Terminal: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Deadweight: N/A
Length x breadth: 30 x 9 meters
Year built: 1970


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: in port, sailing Feb. 2-3
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: gypsum
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 56,543 tons
Length x breadth: 190 x 32 meters
Year built: 2010

Information via Portsmouth Pilots and MarineTraffic.com. Note: Ship schedules are subject to change. To see other installments of Port Watch, click here.