Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Trawlers and others

Today saw the Santa Malfalda, a Portuguese fishing vessel arrived, docking near another Portuguese fishing vessel the Coimbra, also arriving today the Ramform Viking, a research vessel.
The Maersk Nascopie departed for trials, the Oceanex Connaigra departed for Montreal, also in port was the Atlantic Explorer another research vessel, arrived the day before.
Atlantic Explorer

Santa Malfalda

Maersk Nascopie

Oceanex Connaigra

Santa Malfalda and Coimbra

Ramform Viking

Thursday, October 22, 2015

New Ferry Arrival and back after long trip North

The brand new ferry Veteran arrived in St. John's this pass weekend from a shipyard in Romania. The trip took a while, engine problems and bad weather delayed the arrival. The ship is rather a fine looking ship, her capacity is 200 passengers and 60 vehicles and is 80 meters long.
The Terry Fox is back home after a long trip to the North pole

The new Veteran

The new Veteran and old Beaumont Hamal. A very noticeable size difference, the Beaumont Hamal was built in 1985 and is 52 meters long

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Another Big Tanker for Lewisporte

The latest arrival for Lewisporte is the Gold Point. The ship built in 2011 in South Korea and is owned by PB tankers of Italy, it measures 183 meters, and a gross tonnage of 29,717.

photo taken by my dad

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.