Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Lay-up ??

The supply vessels Atlantic Raven and Atlantic Kingfisher appear to be laid up with the down turn in the oil industry, the Maersk Cutter and Maersk Clipper are laid up in Marystown

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Arrived back from the Arctic

The CCGS Henry Larsen and CCGS Terry Fox just recently arrived back from the Arctic where they spent the summer escorting ships, working cargo and survey


Sunday, October 2, 2016

Other Saturday Sightings

The passenger ship Ocean Endeavor was in port on Saturday, for a short visit, she took fuel while here. She is owned by Quark Expeditions, she is engineered to explore the vast polar regions.

The Maersk Detector recently went back into operation, after seemingly spending time in Long Pond, CBS, for a period 

Maersk Cutter arrived on Saturday and took fuel, she arrived from the Whiterose Field. Her sister Maersk Clipper is at Marystown  laid up.

The Boa Odin shown in St. John's. She was built in 2010, and registered in Norway, she did spend time in Bull Arm. She. She is formerly the Svitzer Pembroke

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Long Pond Traffic

In port at Long Pond today was the Florence Spirit, a bulk carrier owned by McKiel Marine. The ship was built in 2004 and was previously named Arklow Willow, she is 447 feet long., and has 5,794 horse power and a speed of about 13 knots.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sunday Report

Sunday was a busy day with the warships in port, as well as the Aldona arriving.
ESPS Patino and USNS Robert E. Peary 

HMCS Athabaskan and Fredericton

HMS Monmouth 

HMCS Moncton and Shawinigan 

Navy tug Glenbrook 

USS Bulkeley and Gonzalez 

ESPS Patino

USNS Robert E. Peary
Aldona arriving today for dry docking 

Sten Fjord back in Lewisporte

The tanker Sten Fjord arrived back in Lewisporte recently after returning from the Arctic. The ship is a new addition to the Coastal shipping fleet departed Sept 22, 2016 for Cape Dorset

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Winter is coming

A sure sign of winter is the arrival of the salt boat, the Salarium arrived last weekend to unload.  After being in lay-up for most of the shipping season, the Salarium entered service and headed to the Magellan Islands to load salt.

The Salarium was built in 1980 and is 730 feet long, she was the Nanticoke until 2009