At the waterfront Aug 27, 2016, was the Toisa Proteus, a multi purpose offshore vessel, built in 2002, she is 131.7 meters and a gross tons of 8402. Also in were the yachts Wheels and Arete, and in now for a while was the Strait Signet.
IT Intrepid arriving Aug 27, 2016, a cable layer the ship is here every year
This past week Lewisporte seen a lot of ship traffic. The NANNY was first to arrive from up north, loaded and headed back. Then it was the TRAVESTERN, the HAVELSTERN and the STEN FJORD. The big tanker AFRODITE arrived after being at anchor off Loon Bay. (photos taken by my father)
Today was busy with the IT Intrepid arriving and her chase boats, the Lois M and Beverly M1. The Ramform Sterling and her chase boats the Strait Signet and Strait Explorer came in earlier. The Arctic Sunrise a Greenpeace vessel arrived. The 17 foot Wheels II departed for a cruise, that is the small tender with the yacht Wheels. The supply base had 6 ships tied up there, including the Atlantic Raven, Atantic Eagle side by side.
Last weekend I was able to photograph a beautiful boat apparently owned by the Rick Hendrick the owner of Nascar according to VOCM
The vessel is valued at 32 million, it is 164 feet long. It has 6 staterooms, 3 sun decks and 3 wet bars, she was built in 2009 by Trinity Yachts, max speed of 19 knots, she is twin screw and is 4500 horse power