Sunday, November 12, 2017

Horizon Star

I was finally able to get a photo of this ship, the Horizon Star.

TheVeteran was on dry-dock a short time, I expect they are waiting for parts, the ship will be here til January 

Horizon Star, built 2017, measures 103 meters, 4902 gross tons and is owned by Horizon Martime, a St. John's and Halifax based company

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Back Again

The Veteran is back in St. John's for repairs to her thruster. The ship arrived on Oct 27, 2017
They are beautiful ships, but are nothing but trouble

Stormbound in Lewisporte

Last weeks visit to Lewisporte had the Astron in port stormbound due to high winds. Around for quite a while, built in 1971 she is a true veteran to the Labrador coast.
All loaded and ready to go

Monday, October 9, 2017

The Weekend continued,

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.
Maersk Clipper 

Atlantic Shrike 

Atlantic Shrike 

Atlantic Shrike 

Grand Manan Adventure

Grand Manan Adventure

Grand Manan Adventure

Siem Hanne

Weekend Activity

This pass weekend saw the cargo ship MC Eva-Marie arrive, built in 2007, she measures 7.878 tons and 146 meters long.

TThe Atlantic Heron shifted berth, also in port was the Horizon Star, the Atlantic Kingfisher, Atlantic Osprey, Maersk Nascopie, Maersk Norsman and Maersk Detector.
MC Eva-Marie

Aatlantic Osprey laid up it appears

Maersk Detector and Maersk Norseman, both laid up, the Detector was just out

Masersk Nascopie laid up

Horizon Star, built 2017, measures 103 meters, 4902 gross tons and is owned by Horizon Martime, a St. John's and Halifax based companay 
Detector and Norseman 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Salt boat arrives, Beaumont Hamel in for work

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)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The last big visit for year

Monday saw the arrival of the Norwegian Jade, a very large ship at 294 meters, and gross tons at 93,558 tons. There is sstill one more arrival but this ship is not as big.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Silver Muse and Keewatin

The brand new Silver Muse arrived in St. John's Sept 21, 2017, he maiden voyage was April 10, 2017, she measures 213meters.

The tug Keewatin departed after the cruise ship

Saturday, September 16, 2017

The Silver Explorer and Atlanttic Raven

Friday brought the smaller Silver Explorer in for a visit, launched in 1989, she 354 feet long, she can carry 132 passengers and 115 crew.

The Atlantic Raven departed Friday heading for the Hebron Oil Field

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Lots of cruise ships

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.
Seabourn Quest

Seabourn Quest


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 

National Geographic Explorer 

National Geographic Explorer 



In the driving rain, the Vision of the Seas 

In the driving rain, the Vision of the Seas