Tuesday, October 29, 2019

CCGS Sir Wilfred Grenfell Departs St John's for the last time

The Caoast Guard ship Sir Wilfred Grenfell departed St. John's 1600hrs Oct 28, 2019 heading to Victoria, BC. The ship is beinjg transferred to the west coast, and left St. John's for the last time. It will be a long voyage stoppoing in bermuda, and then transitting the Panama Canal.

CCGS Sacared Bay escorted herto the narrows

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Cruise ship season over for the season in St. John's

The Ameda closed the cruise ship season in St. John's with its arrival at 0800hrs. According to reports from VOCM the port saw 30 of 38 ship arrivals with over 20,000 passengers. A great season for visitors.
pouring rain for her arrival 

Saturday, October 19, 2019


Saturday, saw the Baie St. Paul arrive for the first time, she is owned by Canada Steam Ship  Lines. This was her first visit to St. John's, she arrievd with a laod of salt. The ship was built in 2012 in China, and is the lead ship in CSL's Trrillum class. The ship is 740 feet long. The ship departed again early afternoon.

After rhe Baie St- Paul left the Acadian arrievd from New Brunswick, the ship is 183 meters, and was built in 2005 in Korea and is owned by FB tankships.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Houston Star in Whiffen Head

The tanker HOUSTON STAR shown loading in Whiffen Head. The ship is 249 meters,  and built in 2007.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019


This past saturday saw a bulk carrier the NEW DELIGHT anchored in the bay with the bunkering tanker the NORTH ATLANTIC KARIOS alongside. The NEW DELIGHT measures 291 meters, 92,752 tons and was built in 2012. and flying the Panama flag
Alongside in Come by Chance was the EDLKA GLORY,  At 183 meters, was built in 2003, and flies the greek flag.


Sunday, October 6, 2019

Sunday Arrivals

Today shipping was a bit slow. The Paul A. Sacuta and Maersk Clipper arrived, the Clipper headed to the fuel dock

In the afternoon, the CCGS Sir Wilfred Grenfell arrived from Lewisporte, where she was on Search and rescue stand by. Her duties were haned to the CCGS Cape Roger

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Cruise Ship comes and Cruise ship goes

Friday in St. John's saw the Silver Whisper depart, after spending a night in port, she headed for Sydney. On Saturday saw the arrival of the Silver Explorer. The Explorer is a bit smaller, measuring 108 meters, and she was built in 1986.
Silver Whisper 

Silver Whisper 

Silver Explorer 

Silver Explorer 

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.