August 27: La Madonna, a Louisiana-based tugboat, arrived in the area from Fourchon, La., and delivered a flat barge to Cianbro’s Eastern Manufacturing Facility in Brewer, then docked in Belfast while the barge was loaded with prefabricated modules bound for a refinery in Pennsylvania. As of Septemer 23, it was off the coast of South Carolina with the loaded barge, headed for the Gulf of Mexico and the mouth of the Mississippi River.

September 3: Iver Prosperity, a 603-foot Irving Oil tanker, arrived in Searsport from Saint John, N.B., and delivered 87,000 barrels of gasoline, 28,000 barrels of diesel and 15,000 barrels of heating oil. On September 4, it continued to Bucksport and delivered 32,000 barrels of jet fuel, then departed September 5 for Portland.

September 10: BBC Fuji, a 412-foot cargo ship, arrived in Searsport from Gdynia, Poland, and picked up paper mill equipment. It departed September 15 for China. Information from several sources suggests the equipment came from the Madison Paper Industries mill.

September 13: Great Eastern, a 600-foot Irving Oil tanker, arrived in Bucksport from Saint John, N.B., via Portland, and delivered 50,000 barrels of jet fuel. It departed September 14, returning to Saint John.

September 16: Noreaster, a 603-foot Irving Oil tanker, arrived in Searsport from Portland and delivered 90,000 barrels of gasoline, 80,000 barrels of diesel and 10,000 barrels of heating fuel. On September 18, it continued to Bucksport and delivered 60,000 barrels of heating oil, then departed September 19 for Saint John, N.B.

September 22: La Cheval, another Louisiana-based tug, traveled from Belfast to Brewer and picked up a flat barge loaded with Cianbro modules. As of September 23, it was off the coast of Massachusetts, headed south.

Expected Arrivals

September 24 — Tanja, to Searsport from Vila do Conde, Brazil, delivering clay slurry.

September 27-28 — New England, to Searsport from Saint John, N.B., delivering gasoline, diesel and heating oil.

September 28 — Roland A. Falgout, to Searsport en route to Brewer, delivering a barge for refinery modules.