Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Morning Laura

Porto Baratti, IMO 9167887, port of Livorno
The “Porto Baratti” tug has just received a line from the bow of the “Morning Laura”, entering the port.
PCTC Morning Laura, IMO 9445992, port of Livorno
The 232-meter PCTC (pure car/truck carrier), built in 2010, has a capacity of 8011 CEU (car-equivalent units). For a better idea of this kind of ships you may visit one of them on the shipping company's website.
Piero Neri tug, IMO 9351713, port of Livorno
The “Piero Neri” tug at the stern of the ship, where is clearly visible the car carrier's huge main ramp.

External links: Car Carriers (Wikipedia) - Visit a ship (Eukor)
See also: Piero Neri
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12 comments:

Lowell said...

That thing is massive and you're photos give us an interesting close-up of how the tugs interact and connect with such vessels.

Michelle said...

Hard to believe how really big those ships are.

William Kendall said...

The tug boat really reinforces the size of the vessel. Wow!

Randy said...

That's one strong little tug boat.

cieldequimper said...

Looooove these shots!

Luis Gomez said...

Love these shots VP. They are great!

Lois said...

Now that is a big ship!

Karl Demetz said...

I wonder how can a small boat like that pull such a giant of the sea...

Arianna said...

Che bestione, con un nome così dolce! Ciao, Arianna

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Ahhhhh, life on the water. Heavenly!

Dina said...

The tugboats are so brave.

José Mendonça said...

Now that's massive!