today’s Caller in the CMA-CGM Columbus Loop service is CMA-CGM Ivanhoe. Built in 2008, sheis flagged in Germany.
Yesterday Halifax Harbour Bridges Released their 20 minute documentary on the Big lift – the Re-decking of the MacDonald bridge. I covered the construction of the bridge in a post a few years ago.
The 20 minute Documentary is available from the Bridge Commission via Youtube.
Join the Halifax Mission to Seafarers on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market for an evening of live music, a silent auction and to raise a glass in support of Mission to Seafarers!
The Mission to Seafarers, Halifax, as part of the worldwide network of Anglican sponsored Missions, provides an inter-denominational outreach ministry of compassionate fellowship, hospitality and spiritual care for the wellbeing of all seafarers visiting our port, regardless of their religion, race, age, gender or nationality. The Halifax Mission also provides inter-denominational chaplaincy ministry to the employees and organizations of the Halifax Port Marine Community.
these Folks do good work, and need your support.
Tickets are $50 each
For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact:
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Port Williams today is home to a number of Breweries, Distilleries and wineries. As you cross the Bridge over the Cornwallis river, On your Right, is a run down dock. That dock was once heavily used, and as the photos below show ships simply sat on the bottom when the tide was out.
The practice evidently had a long history, as an earlier postcard shows smaller Sailing vessels sitting on the bottom earlier.
Bomar Rebecca tied up at pier 42 today on her weekly stop for tropical shipping.Tropical makes a weekly call on a route Halifax, Palm Beach, San Juan, Phillipsburg, Crown Bay. the other ship serving the route, Asian Sun, is currently tied up at Pier 9, having been emptied for maintenance last week. She will return to the rotation next week.
Unfortunately the CBSA setup their x-ray gear in the way of a good photo.
The M/V Asterix, the navy leased replenishment ship spent the last two days at the Ammunition Depot in the Bedford Basin, and is scheduled to proceed to sea this Afternoon.
Asterix is scheduled to take part in the RimPac Exercises in the pacific which take place every 2 years in July, and is headed to the Pacific Ocean for the foreseeable future.