Today Monday Oct 9, 2017, the Supply Vessel Maersk Clipper after the Clipper was the Atlantic Heron, and close behind was the Grand Manan Adventure, which just completed a refit. The Grand Manan Adventure is 86 meters long, and gross tonnage of 6,000, a real nice looking ship. Also on dry-dock was the Siem Honne, this pass weeked she is being painted into secunda colors.
A new arrival for Lewisporte, the Argentia Desgagnes arrived Oct 6, 2017 with a load of salt., built in 2007, it measures 119 meters, and a gross tons at 6,369. The ship was aquired by Desgagnes this year.
Also in Lewisporte is the ferry Beaumont Hamel, the ship is in to have an alternator installed, bulit in 1985, the ship has been on the Fogo Run with the Veteran (photos taken by my father)
This Week was a busy week for cruise ships. First on Sunday wass the Aidaluna, then Monday came the Vision of the Seas, then tuesday came the Seabourn Quest and Rotterdam. Wednesday the Zuiderdam and National Geographic Explorer and Todayis the Marco Polo.
Serenade of the Seas
on its way from Iceland, the ship had to medavc a sick passenger off, so they stopped just off Fort Amherst. Using the ships tender they took the passenger to awaiting ambulance. The ship then continued on to Halifax