Houston Pearl
The Houston Pearl is expected to arrive this weekend. photo by Jack Clifford

Port Watch: Week of Nov. 13

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

The CSL Tacoma sets sail from Portsmouth Harbor on Tuesday afternoon, making way for several other large ships expected over the next week. Some of the arrival dates are not set in stone, but here’s what we know so far.


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: Nov. 15
Flag: Liberia
Cargo: gypsum rock
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 57,023 tons
Length x breadth: 190 x 32 meters
Year built: 2011


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: Nov. 18 or 19
Flag: Bahamas
Cargo: salt
Terminal: NH State Pier
Deadweight: 35,914 tons
Length x breadth: 178 x 28 meters
Year built: 2011


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: Nov. 18 or 19 (after Almeria sails)
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: tallow
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 25,000 tons
Length x breadth: 159 x 27 meters
Year built: 2017

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