Monday, April 27, 2009

Sir Robert Bond


The Ferry Sir Robert Bond arriving St. John's in March. The Bond built in 1975 at Port Weller dry-docks in Ontario is in St. John's for refit.

Car capacity - 131
Railcars - 39
passengers 235

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Beaumont Hamel


The ferry Beaumont Hamel shown in this photo arriving St. John's April 22, 2009. The vessel lost power according to CBC News and went agound, she is in for repairs.

Built in 1985 in Marystown
831 GRT
2700 HP

Main operating route, Bell Island to Portugal Cove.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Busy Day with Supply Vessels

Today in St. John's was very busy with supply vessels. The vessels include, the Atlantic Hawk, Maersk Gabarus, Atlantic Kingfisher, Maersk Nascopie, Maersk Chancellor and Trinity Sea. The supply vessels are being used to make crew changes on the oil rigs offshore due to all helicopter flights are still grounded due to the crash last month.

Dorsch


The tanker Dorsch shown in this photo secured in St. John's for the winter

Tuvaq


The tanker Tuvaq shown in this photo secured in St. John's with a load of petroeum product.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

CABOT


The container ship Cabot departing St. John's April 3, 2009 heading to Halifax, Nova Scotia

OCEANEX AVALON


The Oceanex Avalon shown secured in St. John's April 7, 2009 after arriving from Montreal.

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.