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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #45 on: November 23, 2020, 06:30:40 AM »
Correct!

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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #46 on: December 02, 2020, 08:16:44 AM »
After leaving the Port of Brisbane on Nov. 17 aboard the good ship "Seatrade Orange," Wilmar has enjoyed a tour of the southern Pacific Ocean. The ship stopped at Botany Bay (Sydney) and Melbourne in Australia. It then ventured across the Bass Strait past the island of Tasmania to Nelson, on New Zealand's South Island, before traveling to the North Island port of Tauranga. Early on Dec. 2, it left Tauranga for the longest leg of the voyage, across the Pacific to the Panama port at Manzanillo, at the western terminus of the Panama Canal. Expected arrival there is Dec. 17. Wilmar will have a three-day layover there as it is discharged from "Seatrade Orange" and reloaded aboard "Long Beach." Check back in a couple of weeks for the next chapter of Wilmar's World Tour.
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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #47 on: December 02, 2020, 09:16:13 AM »
I hope that at least we get one postcard from Wilmar on this trip  :o
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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #48 on: December 02, 2020, 09:32:14 AM »
Lucky Wilmar.  I have been to Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania and both the south and north islands of New Zealand.  They are all beautiful places to visit and I am sure the post cards are on the way in snail mail.
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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #49 on: December 02, 2020, 11:47:37 AM »
In case you're curious, here's a photo of the Seatrade Orange:

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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #50 on: December 02, 2020, 12:58:07 PM »
Perhaps another book in the series?

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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #51 on: December 02, 2020, 03:25:46 PM »
Two questions -

Why is the Seatrade Orange blue? ::)
Why is Waldo's picture on a book about Wilmar? :o

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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #52 on: December 02, 2020, 06:27:28 PM »
“Seatrade Orange” seemed like a really generic name for a ship. I have learned that there are also ships similarly named “Seatrade Blue, as well as white, green and red.
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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #53 on: December 02, 2020, 08:49:21 PM »
The Seatrade website describes Seatrade Orange as a 'reefer-containership'.
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In 2016: Delivery of the first three in a series of five reefer-containerships (Seatrade Orange, Seatrade Red and Seatrade White)
https://www.seatrade.nl/history

A number of their other ships are 'freezer vessels'.

Let's hope Wilmar doesn't get cold feet!   8)
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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #54 on: December 02, 2020, 09:04:47 PM »
Let's hope Wilmar doesn't get cold feet!   8)

If it doesn't during its maritime travels, Wilmar certainly will after a Maine winter or two in Sheepscot!
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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #55 on: December 03, 2020, 10:36:55 AM »
Hey unless Wilmar rolls itself a well tamped down reefer to kill the time and dream on its second life in Maine. On the contrary let's hope the reefer wont roll Wilmar too much if the sea goes rough.

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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #56 on: December 03, 2020, 04:43:43 PM »
Would that be for medical use, Alain? :o

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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #57 on: December 03, 2020, 04:53:54 PM »
 Sure Jeff, it could help if the sea was ill-tempered.

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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #58 on: December 03, 2020, 06:57:33 PM »
I don't think sea-sickness and the munchies go together all that well.  Just say'in ........
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Re: Wilmar (the) Tamper - Official Work Thread
« Reply #59 on: December 04, 2020, 07:38:44 PM »
... let's hope the reefer wont roll Wilmar too much if the sea goes rough.

Alain has a good point.  Here is what can happen when a container ship 'rolls too much'  in heavy seas. :)



That photo is of the One Apus containership which very recently  encountered heavy seas and lost a significant number of containers overboard. :o   

Story link (dated Dec 2 2020):
https://gcaptain.com/estimated-1900-containers-lost-or-damaged-on-one-apus/
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