Saturday, May 31, 2014

James Clark Ross

The research / survey vessel James Clark Ross as shown in St. John's May 31, 2014. The ship was built in 1990 and is operated by the British Antarctic Survey and was named after English Explorer James Clark Ross, she measures 99.04 meters, she has a single shaft producing 8,500 horse power.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

More activity from May 23, 2014---A busy morning

The research vessel Celtic Explorer, was in port after returning from survey work off the coast. The Atlantic Raven and Maersk Nascopie returned from the oil fields off Newfoundland. The Cabot arrived earlier from Montreal, the Anne S. Pierce departed to do exercises outside the harbour, the tour boat Cetacean Quest departed on tour, the fishing vessel June Gale arrived, the Sandra LD departed, and the ferry Gallipoli was on dry-dock.






Friday, May 23, 2014

A Little Help

The CCGS Cygnus towed in the fishing vessel Southern Mariner into port after that vessel had some sort of problem that required the coast guard to assist.



The French makes a visit

The French hydrographic survey vessel Laplace arrived in St. John's early this morning for a four day visit day visit.
The ship commissioned in 1989 measures 59 meters long and has a gross tonnage of 1,100. The vessel is currently updating surve
ys off the coast of St. Pierre and Miquelon

Monday, May 19, 2014

A nice day to visit.

The Flintermar arrived in St. John's May 17, 2014 a beautiful sunny day and tied up to unload what looked like a type of cylinder to be used I suspect in the offshore.
The Flintermar, a small cargo ship measures 120 meters long and has a gross tonnage of 5,507 and flies

the flag of the Netherlands.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

CCGS Edward Cornwallis arrives

I was finally able to catch the Edward Cornwallis arriving St. John's May 10, 2014. The ship based in Dartmouth was relocated here for the winter due to all the ice along the Newfoundland coast.


Monday, May 5, 2014

Resting after a hard winter

The CCGS Terry Fox as shown in St. John's May 3, 2014, preparing now to go to the Arctic this coming summer after a rough winter mainly on the west coast of Newfoundland where she spent most of her time escorting the Sir Robert Bond.