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Photographer:Magogman [View profile]Title:BLUEBILLAdded:Oct 11, 2007
Photo Category: Bulkers built 2001-2010
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
Former name(s):
- Padang (Until 2004 Jun)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:22,655 tons
Summer DWT:37,332 tons
Length:199 m
Beam:24 m
Draught:11 m

Additional Information
Home port:Limassol
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:2004
AIS Information
Last known position:
46°48’54.88” N, 71°11’31” W
Speed, course (heading):
10.2kts, 19° (20°)
Arrival:9th Jan 2018
03:30:13 UTC
Last update:
8 hours 20 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 January 9th, 03:30:13 UTCBalboa
2018 January 7th, 22:00:42 UTCCristobal
2017 December 19th, 07:00:30 UTCSkagen
2017 December 11th, 12:00:43 UTCSt Peterburg
2017 December 4th, 08:00:58 UTCRiga
2017 November 22nd, 15:00:11 UTCLiverpool
2017 October 9th, 07:00:57 UTCTampa
2017 September 3rd, 20:00:00 UTCThunder_bay
2017 August 28th, 02:00:14 UTCToronto
2017 July 25th, 11:00:56 UTCSantos
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Photo Comments (2)

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Magogman on Aug 20, 2007 00:23 (10 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 (10 years ago)
Great shot, just missed this one myself in the middle of the North Sea recently! Not quick enough off the mark!
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