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About newenglandwaterman

1600 Master Near Coastal, Master of Towing Vessels, and a whole binder full of other pieces of paper. You can find me at the controls, hooked up and hard over, when I'm not at home playing with the dogs

On the Wire

It’s been a busy few weeks to start the new year, both at home and afloat. On the tugboat front we’ve put some miles under the keel in the last two weeks; roughly 2,000 to be specific. After nearly a … Continue reading

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Photos of the Week 12-24-16

More night time action from the harbor that never sleeps.

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North River Work

One of the feathers in any New York Boatman’s cap is being able to run to and from Albany and any points en route on the Hudson River. Though as any tug boater in the harbor will tell you, it’s … Continue reading

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The Wreck of the Nathan E. Stewart

This gallery contains 16 photos.

Originally posted on BLUE OCEAN MARINER:
I had been home a couple weeks from the San Francisco run and I was at Crawford’s Nautical School taking a course, when the office called with another last minute, hurry up job.  Our…

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Photo of the Week 10-28-16

“Night Ops” The Brendan Turecamo moving to pick up the pilot after sailing a tanker out of Nustar Linden, bound out the south way for sea.

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Last Call

As anyone following the maritime industry at all knows, operators across several sectors are facing low rates caused by shrinking demand for their services in conjunction with record overcapacity. Oil field services are what first comes to mind, with the … Continue reading

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#Winterisntcomingitshere

Well everyone can stop using their Game of Thrones “winter is coming” hash tags, myself included. Winter is here in New York harbor, though thankfully we haven’t seen any white walkers…yet. It has however started to get cold, and we’ve … Continue reading

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