Shipping News Aug. 30 - Sept. 14

Sep 15, 2017
Photo by: Ethan Andrews Brooke Chapman, a tugboat traveling from New York with a fuel barge, arrives in Searsport Sept. 6.

Searsport's Mack Point Cargo Terminal and Bucksport were quiet for a full week, with no ship traffic from Aug. 29 through Sept. 5.

Sept. 6

Brooke Chapman, a tug owned and operated by Kirby Corp., arrived at Mack Point from New York with a fuel barge. Type of fuel unknown. It departed Sept. 8, returning to New York.

Sept. 10

Genesis Liberty, a tug owned and operated by Genesis Energy, arrived at Mack Point from New York, via Boston. Type of fuel unknown. It departed the next morning for New York.

Sept. 14

Iver Prosperity, an oil tanker coming from Saint John, NB, anchored near Mack Point, en route to Bucksport.

Shipping news is compiled by Republican Journal reporter Ethan Andrews using automatic identification system (AIS) data from marinetraffic.com and direct observation at local ports.

Oil tanker Iver Prosperity drops anchor near Mack Point in Searsport Sept. 14. The ship arrived from Saint John, NB, and was bound for Bucksport. (Photo by: Ethan Andrews)
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