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The tanker New England. photo by John White

Port Watch: Week of June 8

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

The cable ship Decisive set sail from Portsmouth Harbor on Sunday and the Spar Gemini follows on Tuesday, but at least five other vessels are expected in port this week. Here are the details.


Type: tug (with barge)
Arrival: June 9
Flag: United States
Cargo: N/A, construction
Terminal: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Deadweight: N/A
Length x breadth: 21 x 8 meters
Year built: 1980


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: June 9
Flag: Luxembourg
Cargo: loading tallow
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 19,971 tons
Length x breadth: 147 x 24 meters
Year built: 2018


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: June 10
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: heating oil & diesel
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 37,515 tons
Length x breadth: 183 x 27 meters
Year built: 2005


Type: asphalt/bitumen tanker
Arrival: June 12
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: asphalt
Terminal: Sprague Avery Lane
Deadweight: 36,819 tons
Length x breadth: 180 x 31 meters
Year built: 2018


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: June 13
Flag: Bahamas
Cargo: salt
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 48,000 tons
Length x breadth: 190 x 32 meters
Year built: 2000

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