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Photographer:Chris Howell [View profile]Title:GLORIOUS STARLIGHTAdded:Nov 26, 2012
Captured:November 26, 2012IMO:9615028Hits:5,534
Location:Bluff, New Zealand
Photo Category: Storm Pictures
Bluff NZ

Arriving in less than glorious conditions

Completed 3/2012 for PCL Shipping of Singapore
Vessel Identification
Name:Glorious Starlight
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:17,019 tons
Summer DWT:28,236 tons
Length:169 m
Beam:27 m
Draught:5.9 m

Additional Information
Class society:Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
Build year:2012
AIS Information
Last known position:
31°52’23.29” S, 115°32’44.39” E
Speed, course (heading):
14.0kts, 314° (315°)
Location:Au Fre
Arrival:5th Aug 2019
00:00:17 UTC
Last update:
13 days 16 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 August 13th, 13:30:27 UTCTauranga
2018 August 8th, 01:00:28 UTCGisborne Nz
2018 August 3rd, 01:00:24 UTCBluff_nz
2018 July 29th, 10:00:25 UTCLyttelton,nz
2018 June 14th, 02:00:59 UTCDarwin_aus
2018 May 29th, 22:00:52 UTCKuala_tanjung_idn
2018 May 28th, 06:00:57 UTCSingapore_pebga
2018 May 17th, 15:00:19 UTCBunbury Aus
2018 April 26th, 22:00:18 UTCKuala Tanjung
2018 April 13th, 22:00:16 UTCKwinana_australia
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Photo Comments (23)

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Gildo M. Couceiro on Nov 28, 2012 16:56 (6 years ago)
ˇˇˇˇˇUnbeatable!!!!. Wonderful photo Chris.
HarryH on Nov 27, 2012 10:13 (6 years ago)
top photo Chris
Robert Tremblay on Nov 27, 2012 00:30 (6 years ago)
Stunning series Chris! And you said : on in less than glorious conditions...Well in my opinion her arrival is truly in avery glorious conditions fighting against bad weather...with courage and fearless...The color of the ocean is wonderfull...
Thanks a lot to share that great series, greetings Robert08

Lars Brunkman on Nov 26, 2012 23:42 (6 years ago)
Terrific set of photos!
TARBATNESS on Nov 26, 2012 22:40 (6 years ago)
You must have one of the best vantage points ever! Superb set of shots.
Captain Ted on Nov 26, 2012 22:35 (6 years ago)
Always a task to take the pilot in such conditions, nice serial Chris
Dennis J. Dubinsky on Nov 26, 2012 21:59 (6 years ago)
Helluva shot Kepp it up Chris

Dennis Dubinsky
David Meare on Nov 26, 2012 20:42 (6 years ago)
Wonderful Chris!
I put it in full screen mode and just sat a while and enjoyed looking at it.
Chris Howell on Nov 26, 2012 19:41 (6 years ago)

Makes's the effort worthwhile, will pass onto pilot boat skipper.
Patalavaca on Nov 26, 2012 18:18 (6 years ago)
Another of your usual, excellently composed, action shot series. Very impressive, and a joy to observe.
Congrats & regards from Rick
Pascal RITEAU on Nov 26, 2012 18:12 (6 years ago)
Congratulations Chris, really impressive shot,
Best regards
Ron van de Velde on Nov 26, 2012 16:52 (6 years ago)
This is a great shot.....
Mike Griffiths on Nov 26, 2012 15:30 (6 years ago)
Hi Chris,
Very nice photo - you needed a good IS lens for this one.
Stan Muller on Nov 26, 2012 14:46 (6 years ago)
would love to be on this bulker and shoot the pilot boat instead of the other way around.
Glacier1 on Nov 26, 2012 14:42 (6 years ago)
Juan Carlos C. on Nov 26, 2012 12:00 (6 years ago)
Hello Chris
Excellent series of photos,
Juan Carlos..
António Camilo on Nov 26, 2012 10:46 (6 years ago)
Very, very, very GOOD!
Clyde Dickens on Nov 26, 2012 07:33 (6 years ago)
Great Chris. One of your best. Once more thanks to your host Pilot boat
Tore Hettervik on Nov 26, 2012 06:22 (6 years ago)
A whery good photo Chris :)
Tony Conroy on Nov 26, 2012 05:50 (6 years ago)
'Glorious Starlight'...... glorious photo
Chris Howell on Nov 26, 2012 04:02 (6 years ago)
Really rough , the piolt boat was over to 30 degrees plus, but the sun made up for the discomfort.
Geir Vinnes on Nov 26, 2012 03:55 (6 years ago)

I agree, another exellent series of photos from Chris.

jack2 on Nov 26, 2012 03:47 (6 years ago)
Excellent CHRIS.
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