Wednesday, June 3, 2009
SIR ROBERT BOND on refit
The SIR ROBERT BOND is currently in St. John's undergoing refit before the start of the shipping season to Labrador. The government just annouced that the start of the ferry service will start June 12, 2009 due to heavy ice conditions off the Labrador Coast,the Bond was scheduled to start June 5, 2009. The Northern Ranger which services ports North to Nain will start June 15, 2009, and the Astron which service ports from Lewisporte to Black Tickle, Rigolet, Makkovik, Postville, Nataushish and Nain will start June 14, 2009 pending ice conditions.