zea gulf
The heavy-lift ship Zea Gulf.

Port Watch: Week of May 6

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

The Virginia-class attack submarine USS California and its crew of more than 115 enlisted personnel arrived at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for maintenance on Sunday, May 5. That night, the heavy-lift ship Zea Gulf arrived at the NH State Pier with windmill parts from Spain. A flurry of activity followed on Monday. Get the details below.


Type: general cargo
Arrival: May 5
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: windmill parts
Terminal: NH State Pier
Deadweight: 17,704 tons
Length x breadth: 166 x 23 meters
Year built: 2010


Type: tug (and barge)
Arrival: May 6
Flag: United States
Cargo: heating oil
Terminal: Irving
Deadweight: 749 tons
Length x breadth: 38 x 12 meters
Year built: 2007


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: in port, sailing May 6
Flag: Singapore
Cargo: gypsum rock
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 56,023 tons
Length x breadth: 190 x 32 meters
Year built: 2006

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