J3576 : The 'Genco Loire' at Belfast

taken 3 years ago, near to Queens Island, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville, Skegoneill and Sydenham, Northern Ireland

The 'Genco Loire' at Belfast
The 'Genco Loire' at Belfast
190m (53416 DWT) Marshall Islands flagged bulk carrier 'Genco Loire' LinkExternal link arriving at Belfast from the Venezuelan port of Bajo Grande with a cargo of coal. The tugs assisting are the 'Masterman' J3982 : Tug 'Masterman' off Holywood and 'Merchantman' J3675 : The "Oscar Wilde", Harland & Wolff, Belfast - March 2016(4). The ship is passing two more bulk carriers already unloading: the 190m (53462 DWT) Marshall Islands flagged 'Avocet' LinkExternal link and the 187m (36612 DWT) Singaporean flagged 'Nord Mumbai' LinkExternal link .
This is the view from the end of the slipways in front of Titanic Belfast J3575 : Titanic Belfast and slipways.
Stormont Wharf, Belfast
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
Monday, 16 January, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 16 January, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast  Belfast Docks  Stormont Wharf 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 353 760 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.8660N 5:54.3775W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 351 755
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Belfast Harbour  Ship  Shipping  Shipphotos  Ships  Belfast Docks  Bulk Carrier  Bulker 

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