Port Watch: Week of Sept. 12

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An update on ships arriving at the Port of New Hampshire

Though summer is a busy time in downtown Portsmouth, it’s a comparatively quiet time at the Port of New Hampshire. Now that fall is approaching, marine traffic is increasing. A cable layer arrived on Friday and will be in port for three weeks, and three other ships are slated to arrive in the next couple of days. Here are the details.


Type: cable layer
Arrival: arrived Sept. 9
Flag: United States
Cargo: fiber-optic cable
Terminal: Tyco
Deadweight: 8,527 tons
Length x breadth: 132 x 22 meters
Year built: 1991


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: Sept. 13
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: tallow
Terminal: Sprague
Deadweight: 11,505 tons
Length x breadth: 130 x 18 meters
Year built: 2007


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: Sept. 14
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: salt
Terminal: Granite State Minerals
Deadweight: 39,880 tons
Length x breadth: 180 x 30 meters
Year built: 2014


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: Sept. 14
Flag: Panama
Cargo: gypsum
Terminal: Sprague
Deadweight: 55,404 tons
Length x breadth: 190 x 32 meters
Year built: 2015

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