Al mashriq - The Levant

Captain Walther Ludvigsen's Logbook from Tapline's oil terminal port at Zahrani, Sidon in Lebanon - 1969


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No Date Berth Ship Bridge Nat. crew Tons D,W. Arrive All sec. Depart Ball. Load time Average Total bbls Long tons Tug CaptainMaster Destination Remarks
1969
11512/13 Bethsabee M/T Mid FR 34614 1505 1635 0510 4 7-12 32500 229432 30478 Horne L. Gaby Donges
1152 9/1 2 Esso Torino S/T Aft IT 70352 0355 0540 1655 2 1/2 8-50 58000 510538 67818 Horne M. Kayal Perez Angusta/ Livorno
1153 15/1 4 Ribagorzana M/T SP 19745 1810* 2025 0650 3 6-43 23000 143306 19025 Sandy Hi Tiriaki A. Aralucea Malaga* wait. berth
1154 25/1 4 Chevron Madrid S/S Mid DU 51350 1138* 1315 0755 5 13-35 371336 49327 Britton N. Baradie Backer Genoa* wait. berth. One hose for 7 hours
1155 29/1 3 G. S. Livanos S/S Mid GR 44214 0915 1130 0145 4 9-48 36000 323301 429ZO Sandy E. Kayal Simeriothis Savona Borgen handled ship
1156 3/2 4! Anna S/S Mid GR 44500 1012 1140 0655 6 9-55 41420 311693 Sandy S. Kattra Rotterdam Became sick
1157 5/2 3 Chevron Madrid S/S Mid DU 51350 0800 0905 2310 6 q-50 368562 48991 Sandy T. Abed Bakker Rotterdam Start loading one hose connected 4 hours
1158 11/2 4 Maria Dolores Mid SP 1930 1615 1730 0650 4 6-55 142473 18926 Habib E. Kayal Cartagena low tank max 2200
1159 16/2 2 G. L. Parkhurst Mid IT 72939 1900* 2025 1235 5 9-54 525590 69781 Horne S. Kattra Magliossi Savona P.O. 1900, K.T. [Karl Tronstad] rel A. O. [Arnold Ødegaarden]
1160 20/2 3 World Grace Mid GR 47595 2215* 0010 1910 5 11-00 347964 46322 Habib M. Kayal N. Polimenakos Trieste wait berth. Clear 2235
1161 24/2 1 Puentes Rodrigues Mid SP 19250 2350* 0125 1155 4 6-05 141064 18733 Habib T. Abed Manuelo Quero Cartagena *Wait cargo. Ready 0335/25
1162 28/2 2 Eugenie Aft GR 64636 0550* 0725 2050 3 9-00 472251 62616 Habib E. Deek G. Petrolakis Augusta* wait. cargo ready 1100
 
No Date Berth Ship Bridge Nat. crew Tons D,W. Arrive All sec. Depart Ball. Load time Average Total bbls Long tons Tug CaptainDestination Master Remarks
 
1163 4/3 3 Esso Trieste Mid IT 38230 0945* 1120 0010 2 8-32 276937 36744 Sandy E. Deek Augusta Gasperini Wait cargo ready [sic.]
1164 9/3 2 Princess Sophie Mid GR 76505 1050 1205 2155 No 6-30 273834 36354 Sandy H. Tiriaki Rotterdam G. Vlasopoulos Part cargo
1165 11/3 4 Theomitor Mid GR 18350 2335 0240 No Relieved by Capt. Borgen 1300/12 Habib E. Kayal Naples Part cargo fuel oil. Wait for berth. Clear 0025.
1166 15/3 2 G.L. Parkhurst Mid IT 72939 2130 2320 1455 5 9-35 521012 69257 Sandy B. Barsha Rotterdam Magliossi
1167 24/3 2 Bjørn Ragne M/S Aft SWED 70370 1005* 1130 0430 4 11-25 536320 71256 Horne E. Deek Milazzo Cahlberg Ore/oil, port cl. 0600/19th op. 0900
1168 26/3 2 Sardinero TURB Aft SP 53512 1215* 1400 0235 5 7-12 389842 51849 Horne B. Assaly Malaga J. Amezaga *Wait berth clear 1245
1169 30/3 4 Puentes Rodrigues M/S Mid SP 19750 0740* 0905 3 Relieved by Capt. Hopen 1100 B. Barsha Cartagena A. Calvete Amezaga P.C. 0500/29 open
1170 31/3 2 Jalta TURB Aft NORW 60200 0035* 0320 1605 3 8-25 450358 59866 Habib B. Assaly Augusta E. Kjellstrøm Wait* berth clear 0200
1171 4/4 4 Mequinenza M/S Mid SP 20600 0545* 0710 1745 3 5-48 147080 19550 Horne M. Kayal Cartagena Carlos de Rocha P.O. 0600
1172 9/4 4 Consonant M/S Mid CHIN 20250 Loading fuel oil. Relieved M.R. [Martin Rutherford] 1630 134013 19375 Horne S. Kattra Genoa
1173 11/4 4 Compostilla M/S Mid SP 206oo 1800 1910 0610 5 5-20 19283 Horne H. Tiriaki Cartagena A. Leniz Capt. Berna observed 1st. time
1174 15/4 3 Lorraine M/S Mid FR 28500 0555* 0815 2115 5 7-03 197230 26274 Swigarth E. Deek Naples Senant* Wait berth dear 0650.
1175 18/4 2 Alcantara M/S Aft SP 72380 1640* 1845 1220 5 11-00 521068 69344 Horne M. Koleilat Cartagena Munez P.O. 1700. Capt. Berna obs.
1176 20/4 2 Zaragoza M/S Aft SP / TEN. 97003 1510 1650 0925 2 12-02 700518 93169 Horne S. Kattra Teneriffe F. Unzeta Capt. Berna obs.
1177 25/4 3 Escombreras M/S Mid SP 20550 0410 0545 1445 3 5-35 138064 18374 Sandy M. Baalbaki Cartagena J.G. Prieto Demonstrations ashore. Many killed. One hose only.
1178 27/4 4 Maria Dolores M/S Mid SP 20500 1300 1405 0250 3 1/2 5-30 141694 18834 Sandy H. Tiriaki Cartagena
1179 3/5 3 Chevron Naples S/S Mid DU 31356 0705* 0930 2355 5 6-33 249169 33139 Sandy B. Barsha Guiliano Bosch P. open 0700. Berna obs.
1180 10/5 2 Naess Spirit S/S Mid IT 70380 0830 1005 2250 No 6-40 313703 41772 Horne H.Tiriaki Trieste Berisso Part cargo from Ras Lanouf. Berna obs. unm. ship.
1181 12/5 4 Compostilla M/S Mid SP 20600 2250 0010 1040 4.5 5-25 145129 19302 Sandy T. Sebrawi Cartagena A. Leniz Strong N. W. swell. Berna obs.
1182 16/5 4 P. de G. Rodrigues M/S SP 19750 1255 1405 2250 3.0 5-17 140698 18747 Swigarth T. Abed Cartagena Manuel Quero Sardi obs.
1183 23/5 3 Havtor M/S Aft NO 72200 0435 0550 1925 No 10-07 384965 51301 Habib T. Abed Portland M. Emblemsvåg Sardi obs. Part cargo Ras Lanouf
1184 27/5 3 Esso Genova S/S Mid IT 36840 1344 1525 0200 2 7-09 9270 273890 36460 Habib B. Assaly Livorno Manfredino Sardi handled ship.
1185 1/6 2 Elmer R. Peterson S/S Mid IT 52250 0515 0725 2055 4.0 8-31 389770 51900 Sandy L. Gaby Savona Rolla Sardi handled ship.
1186 Then they blew [up] the pipeline on May 30th. Order to stop shipping came next day. Capt. Sardi and Berna left June 3rd to Italy.
1187 10/6 2 Oceanic Unity M/S Mid CHIN Loading fuel relieved P.J. [Per Jespersen] at 1900. 24. 25 14763 Sandy Larnaca Sailed 1400/11 Start shipping again 9/19.
I went to hospital June 25th. Came out June 29th. No good. Went to hospital in Oslo August 19th. Came out August 26th. Finally good. [Walther Ludvigsen suffered from a recurring kidney stone problem over several years.]
1188 27/9 2 Esso Zurich M/T Aft IT 77445 0018 0240 1735 3 10-05 512724 68154 HabibT. Sebrawi Augusta Brugnoni Capt. Martin observed
1189 3/10 4 Ribagorzana M/S Mid SP 19745 0500 0700 1520 3 4-59 142695 19001 Sandy M. Baalbaki Malaga Capt. Martin moored ship
1190 7/10 3 Poitou M/S Mid FR 20163 1515 1710 0645 6 6-54 143363 19090 HabibT. Sebrawi Venezia Giammertini Capt. Martin Arr. 8/11-69
 
No Date Berth Ship Bridge Nat. crew Tons D,W. Arrive All sec. Depart Ball. Load time Bunkers Total bbls Long tons Tug CaptainDestinationMaster Remarks
 
1191 12/10 3 Orama M/T Aft BRIT 6300 0957 1115 2235 3 5-42 215835 28690 Sandy T. Sebrawi Ras Lanouf Bailey Part cargo
1192 16/10 3 Texaco Plymouth S/S Mid BRIT 49850 1055 1220 0230 5 7-40 46000 352510 47022 Sandy Barsha Whitegate Davies
1193 20/10 3 Elmer S. Peterson S/S Mid IT 52250 1130 1245 0554 5 9-30 42100 388134 51655 Sandy B. Baradi Rotterdam P. Pascali Bad weather wind 62 mph
1194 23/10 4 Aghios Vlassio Mid GR 34757 0020 0200 1640 5 1/2 8-34 None 240661 32031 Horne B. Barsha Zebrugge Tsambas
1195 28/10 2 Velma M/T Aft NORW 74740 0932 1055 0450 6 10-30 None 538214 71695 Sandy T. Abed Trieste E. Pettersen
1196 1/11 2 Fructidor M/T Aft FR 75850 1100 1315 2 5-25 None 350000 on board Sandy M. Koleilat Donges Braquemond Delay mooring, bad weather
1197 3/11 Fructidor M/T Aft FR 75850 0645 0830 1455 No 3-45 65000 532875 70947 HorneB. Barsha Donges Braquemond Left berth at 2330. Bad weather. On order from office. W. wind 54 mph. 12' swell incr.
1198 6/11 3 Esso Napoli S/S Mid IT 50500 1605 1745 0945 41/2 10-47 35000 365472 48638 Habib E. Kayal Augusta G. Olivari 3/11 pipeline blown again
1199 10/11 3 Ata S/S Mid TURK 52500 1240 1415 0405 4 9-42 39360 381852 50817 Habib B. Baradi Tutuncfluk
1200 20/11 3 Esso den Haag S/S Aft DU 94692 0524 0820 0530- 17-20 None 642045 91881 Sandy E. Deek Porto Foxi Jansen
1201 25/11 4! George A. Davidsen S/S Mid IT 44500 0220 0700 2250 4 10-40 None 316285 42104 Habib T. Abed Rotterdam P. Pascali 2 run. Short of chain 1st. time.
1202 30/11 4 Escombreras M/S Mid SP 20550 1743* 1920 0455 21/2 5-09 None 143600 18343 Sandy M. Balbaki Cartagena C. Prieto P.o. 1800 [At anchor awaiting berth.]
1203 5/12 2 Germinal M/S Aft FR 63250 1325* 1505 0535 4 1/2 8-32 None 426244 56676 Habib E. Kayal Augusta Le Franc P.O. 1400 *[anchor] up 1405,
1204 11/12 3 Soya Baltic S/S Mid SWED 63320 0905 1035 0030 4 8-33 10027 270002 35867 Sandy M. Kayal Ras Lanouf R. Bakker Part cargo
1205 15/12 3 Esso Zurich M/S Aft IT 77455 0225 0405 2325 3 14-06 None 511787 68068 Sandy T. Abed Thessaloniki M. Brugnoni
1206 20/12 3 British Judge S/S Mid BRIT 44804 0210 0515 2105 4 10-02 None 42026 Sandy T. Sebrawi Antwerp Pugh Made two runs. Anchor stuck on first run. Max 4000
1207 24/12 4 Poitou M/S Mid FR 20163 0725* 0905 2220 7 1/2 5-18 None 142897 19005 SandyB. Barsha Venice Giammertini P.c. opened 0730/24
1208 25/12 2 Chevron Madrid S/S Mid DU 51350 2045* 2225 1045 5 7-06 745 L.T. 373980 49738 Habib S. Kattra Genova Bakker P.c. opened 2030. Start loading hoses connected.
1209 29/12 3 Esso Parentis S/S Mid FR 40262 1330 1455 3 6-53 None 291295 38742 Habib S. Kattra Livorno L. Cayol
The year is gone. A. O. sick. Borgen still in Beirut.

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