tanker New England
The tanker New England visited on Easter Sunday and sailed early Monday morning. photo by John White

Port Watch: Week of April 2

News, Outdoor, Port Watch
An update on vessels arriving at the Port of New Hampshire

The long-awaited opening of the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge went smoothly last Friday, and now it’s back to business as usual in the port. The tanker New England arrived on Easter Sunday and sailed early Monday morning. Two other ships are expected over the next week; get the details below.


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: arrived April 1, sailed April 2
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: heating oil
Terminal: Irving
Deadweight: 37,515 tons
Length x breadth: 183 x 27 meters
Year built: 2005


Type: pusher tug (and barge)
Arrival: April 3
Flag: United States
Cargo: heating oil
Terminal: Sprague Avery Lane
Deadweight: 569 tons
Length x breadth: 36 x 11 meters
Year built: 2011


Type: asphalt/bitumen tanker
Arrival: April 7
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: asphalt
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 14,911 tons
Length x breadth: 133 x 23 meters
Year built: 2016

Information via Portsmouth Pilots and MarineTraffic.com. Note: Ship schedules are subject to change.