Saturday, 4 May 2019

May 3, 2019. Agadir, Morocco. Ship Version

May 3, 2019.  Arriving Agadir, Morocco.
Above & below:  Entering Agadir Harbour.
More about Agadir, Morocco click Here.
Above:  Fishing, a daily activity.
Below:  Small container ship Aries J.

Above & below:  Welcoming committee.
Near the end of the video watch as one performer makes a brief dash for a seat, only to be defeated by his compatriot.

As you can see, this is a working harbour, not particularly conducive to cruise ships and their passengers.
While the danger area is marked with yellow stripes the rails for the container crane are raised above the surface and present a definite hazard to those walking to and from the various buses.

We tied up just ahead of the Aries J.

Aries J;  IMO 9514767;  MMSI 209098000;  Call Sign 5BDS3;
Flag Cyprus.
Gross Tonnage 10585t;  Summer Deadweight 12892t;
Length 152m; Beam 23.5m.
Builder Jiangdong Shipyard, Wuhu, China.


Engine Bore 430mm;  Cylinders 9;  Power 9000 kW;
Caterpillar.

1x Controllable Pitch propeller;  Service Speed 18.5 knots.

Above:  MSC Alabama moved under the container crane once the Aries J departed.
MSC Alabama;  IMO 9123166;  MMSI 371602000;  Call Sign 3EDK7;
Flag Panama.
Gross Tonnage 37518t;  Summer Deadweight 42966t;
Length 243m; Beam 32,2m.
Builder Samsung Shipbuilding, Geoje, Korea. 1996

Engine Bore 840 mm;  Cylinders 7;  Power 28350 kW;
Samsung.

1x Solid propeller;  Service Speed 23 knots.
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Ocean Lady being pushed into place by local tugs.

Ocean Lady;  IMO 9641364;  MMSI 636015760;  Call Sign 5BDS3;
Flag Liberia.
Gross Tonnage 33049t;  Summer Deadweight 156816t;
Length 190m; Beam 32m.
Built  2013.
 Below:  Not exactly tourist-friendly.
 The End.








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