J3576 : The 'Atlantic Sakura' at Belfast

taken 2 months ago, 3 km from Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

The 'Atlantic Sakura' at Belfast
The 'Atlantic Sakura' at Belfast
229m (81,727 DWT) Marshall Islands flagged bulk carrier 'Atlantic Sakura' LinkExternal link arriving into Belfast from Argentina (via Brazil, Las Palmas and Algeciras), assisted by the tugs 'Masterman' and 'Merchantman'. On the left is the 183m (30,042 DWT) Panamanian flagged tanker 'Gemini Pearl' LinkExternal link unloading Guatemalan molasses.
West Twin Wharf, Belfast

Wharf at the Victoria Channel, Belfast docks.
The wharf was constructed in 1962-63 by Charles Brand & Son and has a total quayage of 212 metres. The large concrete silo, named West Twin Silo, was constructed 1962-64 for W.R Barnett and R. & H. Hall, with an extension added 1970-73. The modern metal silos to the far right are more recent additions again.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 May, 2024   (more nearby)
Friday, 10 May, 2024
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Industry  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast  Belfast Docks  Belfast Harbour 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 3579 7662 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.1707N 5:53.9160W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 3530 7583
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Other Tags
Bulk Carrier  Tanker Ship  Masterman (Tug)  Merchantman (Tug)  Tankers (Ships)  Belfast  Ship  Shipping  Ships  Belfast Harbour  Belfast Docks 

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