Beautiful weather and a sailing ship. What a splendid way to end the week!
I was given the okay to tag along on board Foss’ tug Mamo for the arrival of Nippon Maru. 😀
Mamo at the pier:
Mikiala II, the other tug scheduled to assist Nippon Maru:
Pilot boat Kawika heading back into the harbor:
Looking back at JRS Canis at Pier 1:
Nord Optimiser at anchor offshore:
Mamo approaching Nippon Maru:
Cadets at the rail:
Crew member by starboard light:
Back in the harbor, a welcoming party on the pier:
Other harbor sights on the way to Kapalama Basin (to turn the ship).
Matson work boat in a hurry:
B. Sky with a few truckloads of supplies on the pier:
A new view of Mokihana:
Mahalo to Michael MacDonald and Rick Wilson of Foss Maritime/Young Brothers! A special mahalo to Captain Larry Lamarca and Chris Vincent.