Bulk carrier Cielo di Angra unloads petroleum coke from Colombia in Searsport on April 16. (Photos by Ethan Andrews)
Bulk carrier Cielo di Angra unloads petroleum coke from Colombia in Searsport on April 16. (Photos by Ethan Andrews)
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April 11: Cielo di Angra, a 590-foot bulk carrier, arrived in Searsport from Cartagena, Colombia, and delivered 80,000 tons of petroleum coke. It departed April 17 for Sept-Îles, Quebec.

April 12: Noreaster, a 603-foot Irving Oil tanker, arrived in Searsport from Saint John, N.B., and delivered 74,000 barrels of gasoline, 36,000 barrels of diesel, and 15,000 barrels of No. 2 heating oil. It departed April 13 for Boston.

April 17: Denali, a New York–based tug with fuel barge, arrived in Searsport from Portland and delivered ethanol. It departed April 17 for Boston.

Expected Arrivals:

April 27 - Tanja, to Searsport, from Vila do Conde, Brazil, delivering clay slurry. Brazil is a major source of kaolin clay, which is used as a glossy coating in paper manufacturing. Tanja and another ship, Marguerita, both owned by the German company Mineralien Schiffahrt Spedition und Transport (a.k.a. MST or MINSHIP), make regular deliveries from Vila do Conde to Mack Point terminal in Searsport, where Imerys, a major international distributor of kaolin has a facility.