BLUEBILL - IMO 9263306
|Photographer:||Magogman [View profile]||Title:||BLUEBILL||Added:||Oct 11, 2007|
||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 type:||Bulk Carrier|
|Gross tonnage:||22,655 tons|
|Summer DWT:||37,332 tons|
|Last known position:|
|8°22’4.16” N, 15°9’47.83” W|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|13.2kts, 135° (138°)|
|Arrival:||9th Jan 2018|
|1 month 7 days ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2018 January 9th, 03:30:13 UTC||Balboa|
|2018 January 7th, 22:00:42 UTC||Cristobal|
|2017 December 19th, 07:00:30 UTC||Skagen|
|2017 December 11th, 12:00:43 UTC||St Peterburg|
|2017 December 4th, 08:00:58 UTC||Riga|
|2017 November 22nd, 15:00:11 UTC||Liverpool|
|2017 October 9th, 07:00:57 UTC||Tampa|
|2017 September 3rd, 20:00:00 UTC||Thunder_bay|
|2017 August 28th, 02:00:14 UTC||Toronto|
|2017 July 25th, 11:00:56 UTC||Santos||
© Marc Boucher
© Marc Boucher
© Ulf Kornfeld
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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.
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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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