Ship Logs

7-27-17 from Super cargo Inna

A very special load Yesterday early morning Kwai arrived at Nassau Island. This time the purpose of the trip to Nassau is not to unload the cargo for our customers, or to do Kwai store on Nassau, but to receive passengers and their cargo to bring to Puka Puka for the...

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25th of July 2017, Danger Island

This early morning, just around breakfast time, we approached the coast of Pukapuka, a.k.a. Wale or Danger Island. The last denomination is a logical one when you take a close look on the map and observe the treacherous submerged reef that sticks out three miles to...

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21st July 2017, Crossing the Equator

Two days South of Fanning Island we crossed the Equator today, and as the Kwai custom goes, it was time for King Neptune to appear on deck. Three pollywogs were chained, baptized in seawater, and put to trial on the Main Deck: Mate Michael, Super Cargo Inna, and our...

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July 15, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Yesterday morning we woke up after making landfall around midnight at the Christmas jetty, and soon we were preparing to 'do our stuff'. Supercargo Inna, all charged, went ashore to run her errands. Captain Brad started instructions for Mate Michael and crew while...

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10th of July 2017, Fanning Island

After crossing a hundred and fifty six miles of deep blue ocean we reached the entrance to the lagoon of Fanning Island in the morning. Like clockwork our crew dropped the dinghy in the water and tied the Kwai to its 2,5 ton mooring anchor in the lagoon. This time the...

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Love me Tender is lost at sea.

7th of July 2017, Lost at sea… After twelve years of faithful service, our faithful and beautifuly painted orange life boat called "Love Me Tender" went missing overnight.  Somehow the knot in the painter line on the taffrail got undone, and now she is gone. In the...

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What rat?

3rd of July 2017, Christmas Island (4th of July USA) Fair winds and a steady course made it possible that we arrived ahead of the BBC Nordland. During the crossing we communicated with this vessel and asked permission to be off loaded first. The request was denied....

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