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

Port Watch: Week of Dec. 11

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

It was a busy weekend in Portsmouth Harbor; a tank barge arrived with kerosene for Irving on Saturday and left Sunday, and another barge arrived with heating oil for Sprague on Sunday and left Monday morning. The tanker Acadian arrived on Monday, and a tug and barge unit are expected Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Strategic Harmony is still at Granite State Minerals until Wednesday; until then, you can watch it unload salt on the Harbor Cam. More details below.


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: Dec. 11
Flag: Canada
Cargo: heating oil and diesel
Terminal: Irving
Deadweight: 37,515 tons
Length x breadth: 183 x 27 meters
Year built: 2005


Type: pusher tug (with barge)
Arrival: Dec. 12
Flag: United States
Cargo: diesel
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 352 tons
Length x breadth: 38 x 10 meters
Year built: 1979

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