J4488 : The "Tigris", Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus (December 2018)

taken 10 months ago, near to Kilroot, Bellahill, Carrickfergus and Eden, Northern Ireland

The "Tigris", Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus (December 2018)
The "Tigris", Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus (December 2018)
The unusual sight of a tanker at Kilroot power station’s coal jetty. The “Tigris” (2009/120 metres/12,920 dwt) LinkExternal link arrived, from Gothenburg, on 28 December 2018 and departed to Stanlow on 29 December 2018.
Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus :: J4388
Kilroot power station was built between 1974 and 1982 with generation starting in 1981. The chimney, at 650ft, is the tallest structure (other than transmitting masts) in Northern Ireland. This link has more information about the station’s history LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Saturday, 29 December, 2018
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Docks, Harbours 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 446 883 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.3193N 5:45.3555W
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Irish: geotagged! J 457 833
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Kilroot  Kilroot Power Station  Jetty  Ship  Tanker Ship 

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