Cargo ship Amstelborg offloads bales of wood pulp in Searsport on March 16. (Photo: Ethan Andrews)
Cargo ship Amstelborg offloads bales of wood pulp in Searsport on March 16. (Photo: Ethan Andrews)
March 4: Iver Prosperity, a 603-foot Irving Oil tanker, arrived in Searsport from Saint John, N.B., and delivered cargo unknown (this ship calls regularly at Searsport, typically delivering gasoline, diesel and/or heating oil). It sailed March 6, returning to Saint John.

March 9: Cape Canaveral, a New York–based tug with fuel barge, arrived in Searsport from Boston, cargo unknown (in the past, this tug has delivered kerosene). It sailed later that day for Portland.

March 14: Amstelborg, a 469-foot general cargo ship, arrived in Searsport from Southampton, England, and delivered wood pulp. It also unloaded a small tugboat, SM Reasure, that was carried aboard the larger ship. The tug continued to Saint John, N.B. Amstelborg sailed March 16 for Albany, N.Y.

Expected Arrivals: 

March 16 or later — BBC Reef, to Searsport, from Marin, Spain, with 66 wind turbine tower sections. Last month it delivered 55 tower sections to Searsport for the Weaver Wind development in Hancock County.

March 20 — Nefeli, to Searsport from Djibouti, cargo unknown.

March 21 — Alora, to Searsport from Patache, Chile, delivering road salt.