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:|
|46°50’25.7” N, 71°8’41.09” W|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|15.6kts, 92° (93°)|
|Arrival:||28th Jun 2018|
|1 month 17 days ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2018 June 28th, 06:00:34 UTC||Montreal/canada|
|2018 June 22nd, 08:00:25 UTC||Ca Csc|
|2018 June 14th, 04:00:37 UTC||Baysaide/canada|
|2018 June 3rd, 08:00:27 UTC||Gibraltar|
|2018 June 1st, 22:00:22 UTC||Almeria /spain|
|2018 May 25th, 05:00:49 UTC||Castellon|
|2018 April 30th, 12:00:17 UTC||Toronto/canada|
|2018 January 9th, 03:30:13 UTC||Balboa|
|2018 January 7th, 22:00:42 UTC||Cristobal|
|2017 December 19th, 07:00:30 UTC||Skagen||
© Jacques Trempe
© Marc Boucher
© Marc Boucher
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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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