Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Dorsch arrives St. John's

The tanker Dorsch arrived in St. John's this morning. The tanker left the Arctic, came down the coast of Labrador delivering oil to communities and then to St. John's, where she will probaly stay for the winter.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Labrador Ferry to make 2 more trips

The Labrador Ferry Sir Robert Bond will make two more trips to Labrador before the end of the Season, the two trips will be to Cartwright.
The Northern Ranger is currently on its way to Nain, as well as the Astron.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Labrador Shipping Season winding down

The seasonal passenger and freight service to Labrador is almost finished for another year.
The terminals in Lewisporte and Goose Bay have stopped accepting freight and the vessels are busy getting it to Labrador.
The ships servicing Labrador are Sir Robert Bond, Northern Ranger and the Astron.

In a few short weeks the vessels will be heading for winter lay-up.

Tanker Nanny

The Nanny arrived in St. John's this past week after arriving from Gothenburg, Sweden.
The Nanny built in 1993 is now owned by Coastal Shipping (Woodward Group of Companies) is 116.59 meter's long, 19 meter's wide and a gross tonage of 6,544.
The tanker arrives in a fleet that consits of the Mokami, Sibyl w, Tuvaq and the Dorsch and the ferry Apollo, along with the coastal freighter Astron. The Woodward group also manages the Sir Robert Bond, Northern Ranger.

Attached is a photo of the Nanny in St. John's

Another tug for dry-dock

 The Atlantic Cedar shown on dry dock getting a new paint job. The tug is 30.8 meters long, gtoss tonnage 400, and built in 2005.