Friday, September 4, 2020

A Big Baby in the Bay



It was cold (58 degrees) and foggy this morning over San Francisco bay.

Just before sun break, every weekday morning I head out and grab a takeout of scrambled eggs, bacon and coffee at a local diner and walk down to the shoreline.

In the old days (pre-COVID19), it wasn't unusual to see cargo ships pass by. Now, it is a rare sight.

I posted a picture of one such ship a couple of weeks ago. I spotted another this morning.

There is some global cargo transport occurring but not much.

#AnecdotalEvidence

-RW



5 comments:

  1. Holiday season deliveries, for sure.

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  2. Or empty containers headed back to Asia. They tend to stack up on the west coast.

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    1. It looked to me like they were backing into the Oakland port but I couldn't stick around to find out---had to finish getting the EPJ Daily Alert out.

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  3. Could be fresh mail-in ballot papers for local distribution.

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  4. For a real time view of ocean vessels, check www.marinetraffic.com. it's free. I use it at work to track shipments.
    you can filter to show only cargo vessels.

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