Sunday, March 30, 2014

Henry Larsen in action

The second largest icebreaker in the fleet, the Henry Larsen shown outside Corner Brook breaking ice, taken around Mar 20 or 21, 2014. Photos taken by my dad.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Jana Desgagnes stuck outside Corner Brook

The tanker Jana Desg

agnes shown in this photo taken by my dad stuck in ice outside Corner Brook March 20 or 21, 2014

Saturday, March 22, 2014

High & Dry

The Bell Island ferry Flanders shown on dry-dock in St. John's March 15, 2014. The ship the most capable in the fleet was built in 1990.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Kurt Paul makes a visit - twice

The cargo vessel Kurt Paul visited St. john's twice since Friday. The ship arrived on Friday, but due to wind conditions could not get along side the dock, so it headed out to sea, and came back in on Saturday.
The ship made a short visit, dropping off what looked like transformers, that could be used for the offshore oil fields.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

CCGS Cygnus - big refit

The CCGS Cygnus as shown on dry-dock in St. John's Mar 15, 2014 undergoing a vessel extension refit, worth $1.2 million.
The work according to the Fisheries and Oceans website includes steel renewals and will include replacement and alignment of tall shift, repairs to main mast and a new anchor. The Cygnus built in 1982, this refit will extend her life to 2022.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Earl Grey fixes buoy in Port aux Basques

The Earl Grey shown in this photo putting a buoy back in place in Port aux Basques harbor. The buoy moved off its position due to wind and tide. The arrival of the Highlanders was delayed until the buoy was put back in position.

Friday, March 7, 2014

TransFighter in Corner Brook

The cargo ship Transfighter shown in this photo tied up in Corner Brook late Feb 2014, taken by my dad.
The Transfighter was built in 2001, measures 178.6 meters, gross tonnage 20,857, and flies the flag of Gibraltar