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Santander Shipping

Photographs  John H. Luxton 2007

Star Gate Shipping's Car carrier ORIENTAL HIGHWAY is seen being brought into Santander shortly after 09:00 by Remolques Unidos tugs TRHES  built 1976 (bow) and DIHECIOCHO built 2006 (stern). Incidentally the yacht visible in the first picture (left) is the FREEDOM WAND of Douglas, Isle of Man! After berthing ORIENTAL HIGHWAY the tugs were soon out again to assist the arrival of another car carrier the PALMA of T&M Maritime seen below arriving shortly after 10:00.

Owned by Atobatic Shipping of Sweden the 1996 general cargo ship UNIMAR departed in the early afternoon.

Fafalios Shipping's IRENEPort tugs and probably detained NORDLAND & MUGANG I  E. Strahlmann's general cargo ship ROGER seen at anchor

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