Port of NH East Coast Nor'Easter
The tanker East Coast. photo by John White

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 28

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

Two ships arrived in Portsmouth Harbor on Sunday, and several more are expected soon, concluding with a yet-to-be-named gypsum ship on Friday. It’ll be a busy week for the local tug pilots as they usher vessels in and out. Get the details below.


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

COHO (and Penn 92)

Type: tug (and barge)
Arrival: Aug. 27
Flag: United States
Cargo: asphalt
Terminal: Sprague Avery Lane
Deadweight: 428 tons
Length x breadth: 35 x 11 meters
Year built: 2008


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: Aug. 28
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: kerosene
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 50,577 tons
Length x breadth: 183 x 32 meters
Year built: 2009


Type: asphalt/bitumen tanker
Arrival: Aug. 30
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: asphalt
Terminal: Sprague Avery Lane
Deadweight: 14,911 tons
Length x breadth: 133 x 23 meters
Year built: 2012


Type: special vessel
Arrival: Aug. 31
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: cable
Terminal: Tyco
Deadweight: 10,194 tons
Length x breadth: 139 x 21 meters
Year built: 2002


Type: TBA
Arrival: Sept. 1
Flag: TBA
Cargo: gypsum
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: TBA
Length x breadth: TBA
Year built: TBA

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