thorco liva
The cargo ship Thorco Liva. photo by John White

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 26

An update on vessels arriving at the Port of New Hampshire

Things start getting busy midweek in Portsmouth Harbor. A small cement barge arrives on Wednesday, while one cable ship replaces another. A third vessel arrives on Thursday. Here are the details.

MBT 35

Type: barge
Arrival: Aug. 28
Flag: United States
Cargo: cement
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: N/A
Length x breadth: 22 x 5 meters
Year built: 1977


Type: general cargo
Arrival: in port, sailing Aug. 28
Flag: Antigua Barbuda
Cargo: loading cable
Terminal: Subcom
Deadweight: 7,752 tons
Length x breadth: 122 x 18 meters
Year built: 2010


Type: general cargo
Arrival: Aug. 28
Flag: Hong Kong
Cargo: loading cable
Terminal: Subcom
Deadweight: 16,901 tons
Length x breadth: 132 x 23 meters
Year built: 2012

COHO (and Penn 92)

Type: tug (and barge)
Arrival: Aug. 29
Flag: United States
Cargo: asphalt
Terminal: Sprague Avery Lane
Deadweight: 428 tons
Length x breadth: 35 x 11 meters
Year built: 2008

Information via Portsmouth Pilots and Note: Ship schedules are subject to change. To see other installments of Port Watch, click here.