Shipping news Nov. 15 - 28

Commercial marine traffic at Searsport and Bucksport
Nov 27, 2017
Photo by: Ethan Andrews Tugboat Tasman Sea delivers kerosene and diesel fuel to Bucksport Nov. 22.

Nov. 17

Kimberly Turecamo, a Moran Towing Corp. tug with a fuel barge, arrived at Searsport from New York and delivered No. 6 fuel oil. It departed Nov. 18 for Boston, New Haven, Conn., and New York.

Nov. 19

Genesis Glory, a Genesis Energy tug with a fuel barge, arrived at Searsport from New York and delivered ethanol. It departed Nov. 20 for Portland and Boston.

Nov. 22

East Coast, a 600-foot Irving Oil tanker, arrived at Searsport from Saint John, New Brunswick, and delivered gasoline and No. 2 fuel oil. On Nov. 24, it delivered No. 2 fuel oil to Bucksport.

Tasman Sea, a Kirby Corp. tug with a fuel barge, arrived at Bucksport from New York and delivered kerosene and diesel fuel. It departed Nov. 23 for New York.

Nov. 24

Chemical Pioneer, a 662-foot chemical tanker arrived at Searsport from New York and delivered caustic soda. It departed Nov. 25 for Lewes, Del.

Expected arrivals:

Nov. 30 - Tanja, bulk carrier, to Searsport from Vila do Conde, Brazil, delivering clay slurry.

Dec. 4 - Siirt, bulk carrier, to Searsport from Tocopilla, Chile, delivering road salt.

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.

Irving Oil tanker East Coast delivers gasoline and No. 2 fuel oil to Searsport Nov. 22. (Photo by: Ethan Andrews)
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