Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Some more Lewisporte Activity

Another tanker arrived in Lewisporte recently, this time it was the Hector N. This ship measures 183 meters long, gross tonnage of 24,112. It is owned by Navios Tankers Management, it was built in 2008 and flies the Panama flag.
Other traffic was the tug Jarrett M which arrived to assist the Hector N in docking, and the Coast Guard Ship Ann Harvey just in for a visit.

Photos taken by my dad.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Presenting the new Maersk Clipper

The Maersk Clipper arrived St. John's Sept 26, 2014 from Chile where she was built. Avery impressive ship, she is 84.40 meters long, she is very powerful registered at 15,000 horsepower, a 150 tons bollard pull, her gross tonnage is 6,490 and her port of registry is St. John's

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Shipment of salt

The salt carrier Salarium arrived in St. John's Sept 20, 2014 to unload a second shipment of salt. The ship then moved to another dock so a supply vessel could arrive, and I think her stay was extended by a day or so of bad weather, the ship finally departed Sept 23, 2014.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Norient Solar arrives Lewisporte

The tanker Norient Solar arrived Lewisporte, NL Sept 15, 2014. The ship built in 2008, measures 180 meters and 25,864 GT departed the next day for Goose Bay, Labrador.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Aibabella and National Geographic Explorer arrives

The cruise ship Aidabella arrived in St. John's Sept 17, 2014 along with the National Geographic Explorer. The Aidabella is operated by Aida Cruises, built in Germany has a passenger capacity of over 2000, and is 826 feet.

The National Geographic Exploer was built in 1982, 367 feet and can accommodate 148 passengers.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Last Weekend Visit / This weekend Visit

Last weekend visit saw the Balmoral arrive in St. John's, this weekend the Amadea arrived.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Weekend Arrivals / Departures

A couple arrivals this past weekend, were busy this past summer working on the offshore, they are the Apache II and Seven Pacific. The Apache II a pipelayer built in 2009, the Seven Pacific, a pipelay crane vessel built in 2010. The Seven Pacific departed for Aberdeen, and the Apache II departed for Evanton, UK.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sudden Death on ship

According to new reports from VOCM, a
Portuguese fishing vessel arrived in port Sept 5, 2014 after a sudden death at sea on board the Calvao. The death was ruled not suspicious, the vessel departed again Sept 6, 2014.

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.