Working and resting
North River anchorages remain relatively crowded Sunday, but cargos were also on the move. Kimberly Poling remained anchored off Englewood Cliffs but colleagues on Evelyn Cutler and Marilyn George were moving north with cargos. Similarly, Timothy L. Reinauer and Kristy Ann were anchored south of the Bridge, while Haggerty Girls and Nicole Reinauer headed north.…
Light rain, light traffic
Observed traffic was light on Thursday as light rain settled over the region, with temperatures still pleasant. A bulker came through from Albany, likely having loaded scrap at the Sims Metals dock up there and on the way to Newark to load more before heading overseas.
Tanker barges and tugs seem to be accumulating in the North River anchorages ahead of weather coming in Friday night. By sundown, Genesis Vigilant, Adeline Marie, Patrice McCallister, and Dean Reinauer were all anchored south of the Bridge, and Mount St Elias and Kimberly Poling were to the north. Gale warnings and coastal flood warnings…
Temperatures barely broke 40 on Sunday, and with a stiff wind blowing from the north, it felt much colder on the River. Commercial traffic was heavy, with three large foreign flagged ships moving through. A pair of 600’ long bulkers came through, heading for Albany. One was arriving from Northern Europe and the other from…
Thursday’s perfect conditions gave way to a Friday washout, with soaking rains cancelling ball games. Things will get worse before they get better, with winds set to pick up on Saturday. Commercial traffic on the river remained heavy even as recreational boaters stayed dry.