October 13: Chemical Pioneer, a 662-foot chemical tanker, arrived in Searsport from Providence, R.I., and delivered caustic soda. It departed October 14 for New York.

October 15: Noreaster, a 603-foot Irving Oil tanker, arrived in Searsport from Saint John, N.B., and delivered 95,000 barrels of gasoline, 95,000 barrels of diesel and 60,000 barrels of No. 2 heating oil. It departed October 16, returning to Saint John.

October 16: Riviera, a 780-foot Oceania Cruises passenger ship, anchored off Searsport during the nor’easter that passed through the area that night. The cruise ship was en route to New York from Bar Harbor. It departed October 17.

October 19: La Commander, a Louisiana-based tug that delivered an empty deck barge to Cianbro in Brewer on October 4, picked up the barge, loaded with prefabricated refinery modules for an undisclosed facility in Pennsylvania, and departed for the Gulf of Mexico and the mouth of the Mississippi River.

October 20: Sarah Dann, a Louisiana-based tug, arrived in Brewer from New Orleans and delivered an empty deck barge to be loaded with refinery modules (see October 19).

Hellas Aphrodite, a 600-foot oil tanker, arrived in Bucksport from Boston and delivered 100,000 barrels of jet fuel. It was scheduled to depart on October 21.

October 21: Sea Coast, a tug with deck barge, arrived in Belfast from New London, Conn., to deliver Sequoia, a former presidential yacht, to French & Webb Boatbuilders for renovation (see our feature story).