J3575 : The 'Puplinge' at Belfast

taken 4 months ago, near to Queens Island, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville, Skegoneill and Sydenham, Northern Ireland

The 'Puplinge' at Belfast
The 'Puplinge' at Belfast
229m (81,672 DWT) Panamanian flagged bulk carrier 'Puplinge' LinkExternal link arriving into Belfast from Murmansk, Russia, with a cargo of coal.

Two crew wait on the bow as the ship is slowly edged towards the quayside. Once safely alongside they will release the mooring ropes. Note the two huge anchors, each at the end of a hawsepipe - explained at J3575 : Hawsepipe, anchor and bulbous bow, Arklow Manor, Belfast (May 2017).
Stormont Wharf, Belfast :: J3576

Wharf at the Victoria Channel, Belfast docks. The wharf was constructed 1956-62 by Charles Brand & Son, to provide a total lineal quayage of 580 metres; this was further extended by an additional 250 metres which was completed in 2009. Stormont Wharf is now one of the longest deep water quays in Ireland.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 April, 2021   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 14 April, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Industry  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast  Belfast Docks  Belfast Harbour 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 352 759 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.8240N 5:54.4447W
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Irish: geotagged! J 353 758
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Shipping  Belfast Harbour  Ship  Belfast Docks  Shipphotos  Bulk Carrier  Anchor  Anchors 

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