Friday, May 31, 2013

Long Island departs after refit

The little cargo ship Long Island departs St. John's May 26, 2013 after being on dry-dock for a few weeks.
The vessel was built in 1978 in the Netherlands, has a gross tonnage of 815, and is owned by Ray Berkshire, in Arnold's Cove, the vessel was formerly the Oostzee, when brought to Canada.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A Lynx in port

The Ocean choice trawler Newfoundland Lynx shown in this photo May 26, 2013. The ship was built in 2004 in Poland and was once owned by Fisheries Products international

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The big icebreakers together

Canada's two largest icebreakers together in St. John's May 26, 2013. The Terry Fox alongside the Louis S. St. Laurent.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Undergoing Refit

The Northern Ranger shown in this photo in Lewisporte May 26, 2013 currently undergoing refit. The vessel will start the Labrador Ferry service early next month. The Coastal freighter Astron is also in Lewisporte undergoing a refit as well, that vessel will start the freight service next Month as well. Photo taken by my father

Big Arrival

A big arrival for Lewisporte this pass weekend, the tanker Gotland Carolina arrived in Lewisporte May 25, 2013 and secured at the Woodward's oil terminal. The tanker built in 2006, is 183 meters, and is pretty large for Lewisporte.
The last know


n port was San Juan, photos that follow were taken by my father.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Repairs for Grace Sparkes

The ferry Grace Sparkes shown in these photo on dry-dock in St. John's May 12, 2013 undergoing repairs to her hull after it came in contact with the dock. The local news (VOCM) reported yesterday that she will be out another 4 weeks waiting on parts. They have to order specialized steel to repair a hole at the front of the ship, and that leaves Bell Island down to one ferry the Flanders.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Louis back for....refit??

The Louis S. St. Laurent arrived in St. John's this past week and tied up in the lower harbor. The ship arrived from Argentia her home port.