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Atlantic Cartier is broken

Scheduled to move for trials in the basin this morning, Atlantic cartier remains at the pier. The tugs Atlantic Larch and Willow have left, and It appears Atlantic Compass is anchoring in the Basin waiting for the birth to clear.

Sources have indicated that the Engine on Atlantic Cartier is not functioning, and she would need to be moved as a dead ship to clear the pier which presumably requires more then 2 tugs.

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Standing in Line

With Atlantic Compass entering the Narrows outbound, OOCL Antwerp and Oakland Express Had to wait in the inner harbour for her to pass. Large vessels are restricted one direction at a time due to the Narrow passage to avoid collisions. (This rule came into effect as a result of the 1916 Halifax Explosion)

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Cape Mayor

Cape Mayor Called at Fairview Cove on Monday for Atlantic Container Line.
She gave Her destination as Baltimore, however doesn’t seem to be listed on ACL’s Normal Schedule. She is likely filling in for a run, and time will tell if she returns on the east bound trip.

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Stowaways

From the CBC:
“Seven male stowaways found aboard a ship in Halifax Harbour were taken into custody by Canadian border service agents Thursday night.
They were on the Atlantic Concert, said Jennifer Morrison, a spokeswoman for the Canadian Border Services Agency.
The ship, run by Atlantic Container Line, arrived in port at about noon Thursday and was docked at Fairview Cove terminal. The Swedish-flagged vessel’s last known port was Antwerp, Belgium, according to the website MarineTraffic.com.”

also in The Chronicle Herald