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Photographer:David Myers [View profile]Title:ARKLOW WILLOWAdded:Mar 29, 2008
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 2000-2010 (Over 3000gt)
Arklow Shipping
Arklow Willow pictured at Blyth Grain terminal Northumberland 17.2.07
Vessel Identification
Name:Arklow Willow
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:8,935 tons
Summer DWT:14,001 tons
Length:136 m
Beam:21 m
Draught:7.8 m

Additional Information
Home port:Arklow
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:2004
AIS Information
Last known position:
45°12’31.91” N, 74°17’42.88” W
Speed, course (heading):
10.5kts, 240° (223°)
Location:Hamilton On
Arrival:24th Apr 2018
16:00:23 UTC
Last update:
1 day 4 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 April 24th, 16:00:23 UTCHamilton On
2018 April 8th, 23:00:03 UTCSorel
2017 November 28th, 15:00:53 UTCHamilton Ontario
2017 October 17th, 01:00:32 UTCLong Pond
2017 September 24th, 00:00:36 UTCCorner Brook
2017 September 9th, 17:00:21 UTCMontreal, Qc.
2017 August 3rd, 01:00:32 UTCHamilton On.
2017 July 16th, 18:00:05 UTCCornerbrook
2017 June 20th, 12:00:02 UTCHamilton
2017 May 28th, 22:00:27 UTCCornerbrook Nf
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Guest on Mar 29, 2008 11:05 (10 years ago)
Hi David

Its not a 'grain store' although I can see how the silo's could have given you that thought :-)
This is the Alcan terminal at North Blyth which handles the import of ingredients for the manufacture at the nearby Alcan production Plant (Smelter) at Lynemouth. One of those ingredients is Bauxite which is mined in South America, then shipped to and processed in Ireland and then transported, usually by Arklow's ships to the Port of Blyth. The Bauxite is then transported by rail to Lynemouth and also to two of Alcan's smelters in Scotland.


Steve Ellwood
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