Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Sir Robert Bond still getting help

The Labrador Ferry Sir Robert Bond as seen in this photo still getting assistance today, this time from the Sir William Alexander, the Henry Larsen has been reassigned. The Alexander is on loan to Newfoundland. and the Cape Roger is on loan to Nova Scotia (Mac Mckay)

Monday, February 24, 2014

HMCS Toronto makes brief stopover

The Canadian navy frigate Toronto made a brief stop in St. John's today. VOCM and CBC Newfoundland reporting this today. The Toronto spent the last 13 months at sea. On patrol in the Arabian Sea and Indian ocean as part of an effort to curb terrorism and piracy The Toronto will then head to its homeport of Halifax .

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Sir Robert Bond under escort

The Labrador ferry Sir Robert being escorted through ice by the icebreaker Henry Larsen. The Bond is dealing with a lot of ice as the photos shows.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Sir Robert Bond stuck, but now making slow progress

The Labrador ferry Sir Robert Bond, spent last night Feb 16, 2014 stuck in heavy ice, and in poor visibility. The Bond departed Blanc Sablon 0715hrs Feb 16, 2014, but didn't get very far, the icebreaker Henry Larsen arrived and at one point she got stuck. The Larsen is now escorting the Bond to Corner Brook where they are due early this evening, where she will do a quick turnaround and depart again for Blanc Sablon.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Pescaberbes Dos

The Spanish fishing vessel Pescaberbes Dos visited St. John's recently for supplies, this is the first visit for this ship to my knowledge.

Arctic Endurance in port

The fishing vessel Arctic Endurance as shown in St. John's possibly
undergoing routine maintenance.

Maria Desgagnes in lay-up??

The tanker Maria Desgagnes as shown tied up in St. John's after arriving Feb 3, 2014. I'm hearing she will be here for a month.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

CCGS Martha L. Black

The icebreaker Martha L. Black taken by my father assisting the ferry Sir Robert Bond in heavy ice from Corner Brook to Blanc Sablon, Quebec

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.