zeus cable layer
The cable layer Zeus. photo by John White

Port Watch: Week of July 20

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An update on vessels arriving at the Port of New Hampshire

The tanker Great Eastern set sail from Portsmouth Harbor Monday morning, and the cable layer Zeus follows around midday. Several other ships are slated to arrive over the next week. Here are the details.


Type: cable layer
Arrival: in port, sails July 20
Flag: United States
Cargo: loading cable
Terminal: Subcom
Deadweight: 15,929 tons
Length x breadth: 157 x 22 meters
Year built: 1984


Type: general cargo
Arrival: July 21
Flag: Antigua Barbuda
Cargo: loading cable
Terminal: Subcom
Deadweight: 7,732 tons
Length x breadth: 122 x 18 meters
Year built: 2008


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: July 25
Flag: Malta
Cargo: loading tallow
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 19,801 tons
Length x breadth: 156 x 26 meters
Year built: 2016


Type: general cargo
Arrival: July 27
Flag: Bahamas
Cargo: aggregate stone (for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard)
Terminal: NH State Pier
Deadweight: 45,224 tons
Length x breadth: 183 x 30 meters
Year built: 2016

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