Thursday, August 29, 2013

Deep Pioneer arrives for fuel

The Deep Pioneer a multipurpose deep water support vessel arrived St. John's Aug 26, 2013 for fuel and supplies. A very impressive looking ship with all the equipment on her stern, has been working off the coast of Newfoundland this summer. The vessel is 156 meters long, and flies the Marshall Islands flag.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Polar Prince back

The former Sir Humphrey Gilbert, now the Polar Prince arrived in St. John's Aug 16, 2013. The ship left from British Columbia and travelled through the Northwest Passage and to St. John's. The Ship has since departed again and I don't know where she headed or what she will be doing.

D. Carlos 1 in port

The Portuguese military vessel D. Carlos 1 visited St. John's Aug 19, 2013 as part of a memorial for Portuguese fisherman.

Recent Activity

The fishing vessel Cape Dorset as shown departing St. John's Aug 19, 2013 after spending some time at the dockyard dock.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Cruise Ship Amadea Visits

The Cruise ship Amadea visited St. John's Aug 19, 2013. The ship is 190 meters long, gross tons 29,088. A little small compared to other cruise ships, but still a nice ship. The vessel departed this evening for St. Pierre

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Cable Ship Visits

The IT Interceptor arrived St. John's Aug 11, 2013. The ship built in 1988 is 114 meters long, and its registered in the Barbados and is owned by International Telecom.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Big and Small

On a beautiful Aug afternoon, the Supply vessel Maersk Beater sails into the narrows with the fishing vessel Daisy Catherine.

Wellservicer...back again

The Wellservicer, a diving support vessel is back again in St. John's this year. The ship built in 1989 is 100 meters long is owned by Technip UK LTD. The vessel is currently working on the whiterose field.

Big Visitors

This past week in St. John's we had a couple big ships visiting. The Deep Pioneer, a diving support vessel built in 1984 is doing work at the oil field off St. John's. The Happy Diamond visited a day or so after that and secured along side the Deep Pioneer.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Largest solar powered Vessel Visits

The Turanor Planetsolar arrived in St. John's Aug 1, 2013 for a four day visit before heading across the Atlantic to Europe, It flies the flag of Switzerland. The ship is powered by 520 square meters of solar panels. According to the telegram its on a 6 month expedition studying the gulf stream.

Apache II

The pipe layer Apache II as shown arriving St. John's Aug 1, 2013. The ship built in 2009, is 132 meters long and flies the Bahamas flag. It will be doing work at the Whiterose 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.