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

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 14

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

The tanker Acadian (above) visits Portsmouth Harbor tomorrow, and a bulk carrier is expected to follow on Wednesday. Get the details below.


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: Aug. 15
Flag: Canada
Cargo: diesel & heating oil
Terminal: Irving & Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 16,163 tons
Length x breadth: 127 x 23 meters
Year built: 2002


Type: self discharging bulk carrier
Arrival: Aug. 16
Flag: Bahamas
Cargo: gypsum rock
Terminal: National Gypsum
Deadweight: 71,552 tons
Length x breadth: 229 x 32 meters
Year built: 2013

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