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Tankers..

Nordbay moved to the Outer Anchorage this morning after offloading at Imperial Oil, joining Moscow University
Butterfly Moved From Anchor in the Basin to Imperial Oil Taking Nordbay’s Place.

Teesta Spirit Anchored mid-harbor for bunkers.

And Unique Sunshine Spent the morning in Achorage #1 before taking her spot at Imperial Oil.

It would seem that the same people who name Race Horses and Show Dogs also name Tankers.. Who Knew.

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HMCS Preserver

HMCS Preserver was Cold Moved (towed) from the Shipyards Machine Shop Wharf to Imperial Oil for Bunkers. Unlike Merchant vessels who get fueled by Algoma Dartmouth, The navy ties up directly at the pump.

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BBC Holland

BBC Holland Tied up at the Cherubini Wharf, BBC Holland is likely loading large Steel bridge components (Based on what was in their yard a few weeks ago. Cherubini specializes in heavy and light structural steel, bridges, platework, pressure vessels, transmission towers and miscellaneous fabrications, and has a wharf off their facility in Eastern passage. (just past Imperial Oil)

Recently this is where the Fundy Tidal Turbine Departed (and Returned to)

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Bunkering

Federal Pioneer making a short stop to bunker. She is Scheduled to sail at 1700.
Bunkering is the process of refueling a ship, whereby a taker (in Halifax, The Algoma Dartmouth) or a barge comes along side and transfers Fuel.

For more insight on the life of a bunkerer, read HAWSEPIPER: The Longest Climb written by Paul, who is a Mate on a Buker Barge.