Monday, June 24, 2013

Spanish Vessel visits

The Spanish Research vessel Vizconde De Eza shown in St. John's June 24, 2013. The vessel was built in 2000, is 53 meters long and has a gross tonnage of 1,401. The ship has been a regular caller to St. John's, after visiting here at least once in the last 4 or 5 years.

Point Vim

The tug Point Vim shown in St. John's June 24, 2013. The vessel is owned by Davis Shipping, is 98 feet and was built in 1962 in Luzon, Quebec.

Marine Coaster III

The little ferry Marine Coaster III shown in St. John's June 24, 2013. The vessel is owned by Puddister shipping of St. John's.

Sir Robert Bond back again

The ferry Sir Robert Bond arrived in St. John's again this morning and headed right to the dry-dock. The Bond is in for repairs to her propellers that were damaged this past winter in ice while operating between Corner Brook and Blanc Sablon. It is expected the vessel will be here two weeks.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Ocean Delta in and out

The tug Ocean Delta recently arrived in St. John's and secured alongside the Alex Gordon. The vessel is owned by Group Ocean, was built in 1973, is 45 meters long, departed again yesterday for the Hebron Prospect site off Newfoundland.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Nanny Departs

The Nanny, owned by coastal Shipping, a division of the Woodward Group departs St. John's June 2, 2013 after spending the winter in St. John's. The vessel built in 1993 grounded on her last trip of the season in the Arctic, she visited the dry-dock in St. John's as far as I know twice to have repairs completed. After departing St. John's she headed to Lewisporte, and has since departed, and may be headed to the Arctic.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Getting New Paint

The Havelstern shown secured in St. John's June 16, 2013. The vessel is owned by Coastal shipping arrived last week from Saint John, NB and Charlottetown, PEI. The vessel was built in 1994 is 161 meters and spends the summer running fuel to the Arctic. Today I noticed the crew doing some painting on her hull.

WG Vespucci in port

The Research vessel WG Vespucci as shown in this photo secured in St. John's June 16, 2013. The ship built in 2010 is 90 meters long and 6,926 GT will be heading to the Hebron Field off Newfoundland.

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.