Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Laid up in Lewisporte

Some other photos from my visit to Lewisporte, the SIR ROBERT BOND, just shifted to her side of the dock, the NORTHERN RANGER secured for the winter, and the CAPT. EARL W WINSOR, more or less on stand by.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Gotland Sophia Christmas visit and other happenings - update

The big tanker GOTLAND SOPHIA arrived Lewisporte Dec 22, 2015 after spending a few days off Loon Bay, Newfoundland doing fuel transfers to the ALSTERSTERN, TRAVESTERN and HAVELSTERN. The ALSTERSTERN and TRAVESTERN went to Conception Bay, the ALSTERSTERN will be heading to Venezuela, while the TRAVESTERN went to Halifax for fuel, then headed to Freeport. The HAVELSTERN arrived back in Lewisporte after the GOTLAND SOPHIA departed Christmas day for Come by Chance, the NANNY is currently in Conception Bay.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Capt. Earl W. Winsor arrives Lewisporte

The Capt. Earl W. Winsor arrived Lewisporte Dec 19, 2015 after many years operating between Fogo Island and Farewell. The ferry is being replaced by the new ferry the Veteran, which took up the run Dec 19, 2015.
The Winsor will no doubt be sold, waiting in Lewisporte along with the Sir Robert Bond. Photo taken by my dad

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Acadian departs and Flanders in for work

The tanker Acadian departed St. John's today bound for Saint John, NB. The ship is a common site in  St. John's  bringing in petroleum product.
Acadian departing

While in refit this past July in Gibraltar, the ship was fitted with a exhaust gas scrubber
this allows the ship to burn heavy fuel and still comply with low gas emissions requirements
for the US and coastal Canadian coastal waters  

Flanders in port having work done, the Beaumont Hamel is currently on the Bell Island run

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.