Saturday, July 22, 2017

More from July 21, 2017

The Siem Pilot departed im Secunda colors heading to Terra Nova, she is replacing the Burin Sea. The Burin Sea with Trinity Sea has a contract off Nova Scotia. Atlantic Shrike departed, along with the Cape Roger, and the Atantic Raven arrived.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Heading to Terra Nova

The Skandi Neptune, an offshore construction vessel departed St. John's July 21, 2017 heading to the Terra Nova field to install mud flaps, each matt weighs around 1000 tons each. The mud flaps are used as a blow out preventer.

The Skandi Venture is 7,941 gross tons and is 104.2 meters long.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Weekend Report

This past weekend was busy with lots of traffic. The ships I was able to photograph was the French research vessel , built in 1990, she headed to Saint John, NB. Secunda's new ship the Seim Pilot departed for trials today, this is a big vessel, 88 meters long and built in 2010, she is not fully painted in Secunda colors.
The shallow draft tug supply vessel Arcticaborg arrived, she will be used in the western and central Arctic doing ice escort, towing operations, lightering operations. The ship has a gross tonnage of 1,453 and is 65 meters long, this is according her her coasting lincence.

The cruise ship Insigna arrived and departed today, the ship built in 1998 is 181 meters long, she departed for Greenland

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Secunda's new spply vessel

Secund's new ship, the Siem Pilot arrived St. Jjohn's today July 12, 2017 from Norway. The ship was built in 2010 and is 88 meters long.  (below phots taken by my wife)

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Testing the Bubbler

The Henry Larsen was in the harbour yesterday July 5, 2017, looked like they were checking the bubbler in prepreation for its Arctc trip.

Ocean Endeavour in and out

The expedion vessel Ocean Endeavour arrived July 5, 2017 at 0800hrs and departed at 1800hrs. The ship was launched in 1981 and is 451 feet long, has capacity of 450 passengers and 90

to 100 crew

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Parking Lot at the Harbour

The harbour is filled with supply ships, with the slow in the oil indutry and the tow out complerted of the Hebron GBS, the supply ships returned St. John's.
Atlantic Merlin and Atlantic Kestrel

Atlantic Merlin and Atlantic Kestrel

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Nanny Departs after repairs

The tanker Nanny departed St. John's today after having repairs completed.

Tugs are back

The tugs Svitzer Njal and Svitzer Nerthus are back in St. John's after leaving last week. According to tugfax they will be operatig up north.
The Svitzer Nerthus departing last week.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Headed to Fogo

The new ferry Legionnaire departed Lewisporte June 17, 2017 headed to Fogo. The Veteran apparently has ice damage to the point where they would only handle emergencies, she is now headed to St. John's.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Out for Trials

The new Atlantic Shrike shown in this photo arriving St. John's after being out on trials. The ship measures 85.6 meters long and has 8,315 horse power.

Friday, June 16, 2017

After the Tow

The big suuply vessel Maersk Lifter arrived in St. John's June 15, 2017 after complreting the tow of the Hebron GBS.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Weekend photos and Monday Action

I am a few days behind updating. Let me start with June 10, 2017 and the Nanny at Log Pond and tugs Svitzer Nerthus and Svitzer Njal.

June 11, 2017, the Amundsen was in loading supplies, Maersk Nexus arrived

June 12, 2017, the Nanny was in St. Jjohn's and the Sanderling was on the north side

June 14, 2017 the Maersk Norseman departed for Hbernia, while the cargo ship Floretgracht departed for Montreal