1. Sea Bailo is finishing up loading at pier 28. The forward holds are full and the spouts are filling up the after hold. Note Chinese and English characters on the ship's bow.
2. Alpha sits at anchor awaiting her turn at pier 28.
Arriving this noon another ship of the same type will take its place this evening. Alpha is 17,065 gross tons/ 28,005 deadweight, but was built in 1984 by Hitachi Zosen Corp of Maizuru, Japan. It had previously carried the names Island Gem and Island Triangle. It has been a Greek ship for its entire career, but now flies the Marshal Islands flag and works for Load Line Marine SA of Athens.