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Photo Details
Photographer:Magogman [View profile]Title:BLUEBILLAdded:Oct 11, 2007
Captured:IMO:9263306Hits:950
Photo Category: Bulkers built 2001-2010
Description:
The green hulled Bluebill has been relieved of its cargo while docked at the Toledo, Ohio Port Authority complex on the Maumee River, a tributary to Lake Erie. Late afternoon, August 14, 2007. The paint on the Bluebill's hull is not what I would expect on a ship built in 2004.
Chartered by Canadian Forest Products, Ltd. which names most of its charters after ducks. Having received one of my college degrees from a large state university that has a duck as its mascot/symbol (the Oregon Ducks), I find CanForNav's practice of naming ships quite acceptable. The Bluebill is owned by Navarone SA Marine Enterprises of Limassol, Cyprus.
Vessel Identification
Name:Bluebill
IMO:9263306
Flag:Cyprus
MMSI:210684000
Callsign:C4FK2
Former name(s):
- Padang (Until 2004 Jun)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:22,655 tons
Summer DWT:37,332 tons
Length:200 m
Beam:24 m
Draught:6 m

Additional Information
Home port:Limassol
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:2004
AIS Information
Last known position:
24°12’33.05” S, 46°4’51.06” W
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
11.1kts, 102° (106°)
Destination:
Location:Santos
Arrival:25th Jul 2017
11:00:56 UTC
Last update:
12 days 11 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 July 25th, 11:00:56 UTCSantos
2017 April 15th, 12:00:39 UTCHavana
2017 March 28th, 06:00:19 UTCRouen
2017 March 22nd, 17:30:12 UTCBrunsbuttel
2017 March 14th, 08:00:52 UTCHabana
2017 January 17th, 16:00:28 UTCCristobal
2016 December 24th, 16:00:36 UTCHeroya
2016 December 18th, 13:10:48 UTCSt Peterburg
2016 December 18th, 13:10:10 UTCOrder
2016 December 3rd, 06:00:08 UTCAntwerp
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Photo Comments (2)

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Magogman on Aug 20, 2007 00:23 (9 years ago)
Thanks Derek! It is in a hard to photograph area on both sides of the river. Time to invest in a boat or scuba gear! Several ships this summer are bringing to Toledo large amounts of good sized pipe.
Must be a large pipeline project somewhere -- the pipe is being loaded on flatcars for delivery by rail somewhere. It is also a "coal to Newcastle" type of thing.
DEREK SANDS on Aug 19, 2007 22:52 (9 years ago)
Great shot, just missed this one myself in the middle of the North Sea recently! Not quick enough off the mark!
regards
Derek
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