The Deep Pioneer a multipurpose deep water support vessel arrived St. John's Aug 26, 2013 for fuel and supplies. A very impressive looking ship with all the equipment on her stern, has been working off the coast of Newfoundland this summer. The vessel is 156 meters long, and flies the Marshall Islands flag.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
The former Sir Humphrey Gilbert, now the Polar Prince arrived in St. John's Aug 16, 2013. The ship left from British Columbia and travelled through the Northwest Passage and to St. John's. The Ship has since departed again and I don't know where she headed or what she will be doing.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Sunday, August 11, 2013
Friday, August 9, 2013
This past week in St. John's we had a couple big ships visiting. The Deep Pioneer, a diving support vessel built in 1984 is doing work at the oil field off St. John's. The Happy Diamond visited a day or so after that and secured along side the Deep Pioneer.
Saturday, August 3, 2013
The Turanor Planetsolar arrived in St. John's Aug 1, 2013 for a four day visit before heading across the Atlantic to Europe, It flies the flag of Switzerland. The ship is powered by 520 square meters of solar panels. According to the telegram its on a 6 month expedition studying the gulf stream.