MarineTraffic.com Site gives landlubbers trove of information about ships

While crossing or stuck in traffic on the Lesner Bridge, have you ever looked out on the Bay and wondered about all the ships that anchor just off our beach.  Where are they from?  What are they carrying?

Well, the website www.MarineTraffic.com can help you answer these questions and more.

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Also check out the recent article in the Virginian-Pilot that features Shore Drive resident Joe DiGeronimo.  Click here to read the entire article

A New Jersey native and retired businessman, DiGeronimo, 70, became fascinated by the daily parade of vessels – and curious.

“I wanted to know where they were going and what they were doing for the community,” he said. “It’s a beautiful view, but what’s going on? Why are those ships parked out there? Why are they running by with the loads they are?”

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