With NYK line Vessels seemingly replacing OOCL on the PAX Service, Fairview cove has been seeing a string of fresh faces this year. (APL Vessels are also common on the g6 Service)
Today brought the NYK Demeter, Built in 2007 in Ulsan, South Korea. She is rated at 4800 TEU.
Friday brought a stop for Dallas Express. A regular caller in Halifax for a number of years, she took the name Dallas Express after her last refit freeing up her former name, Antwerpen Express for a newer larger Vessel.
The Container ship Em Ithaki tied up at Fairview Cove this morning. Built in 1991, she is owned and managed by Eurobulk of Greece, and came of a Long term charter as MOL Volta between 2001 and 2012. She is rated at 2135 TEU so is quite low in capacity.
She is likely just filling in for a few trips while the regular ACL Vessel is being Maintained.
Eurobulk LTD photo.
Another first timer to Halifax, the 2008 build NYK Diana. Rated at 4900TEU she is Panamax vessel. she Sails tonight for Southampton UK.
APL Coral Arrived on the G6 service today and tied up at the west pier of Fairview Cove. On arrival, she tied up port side to the pier, which is opposite of normal, however makes for better photographs. (For comparison, See our Singapore Express Post.)
Todays arrival brought another NYK Vessel, NYK Daedalus. Built in Korea in 2007, she is rated at 4800TEU.
Panamax Container ship Singapore Express tied up this evening. She arrived form Southampton, UK, and will be bound for New York on Departure.
NYK Meteor arrived this morning from Rotterdam. She will Sail overnight for NewYork as part of the G6 Service.
Built in 2007, she is registered in Panama, and carries 4800TEU.
With the worst of the storm still due in Halifax, many arrivals have taken shelter.
(Above)Offshore supply Vessel Panuke Sea is riding out the storm in the basin. (Below) Zim Texas arived, and went right to anchor. Maersk Palermo also arrived this morning, but tied up at 42, which is one of the most exposed piers in the port.
(Below)Thorco Celebration arrived and also went to anchor. She is Pretty typical of the general cargo vessels we get in Halifax.
(Below) Irving Tanker Acadian, also at anchor. She recently arrived from St johns, and may have product for the irving facility here.
With Hapag-Llyods recent merger with CSAV, we now seem to be getting a regular stream of CSAV Vessels on the PA1 Service. this may continue, or it may simply be a matter of the line shifing its ships as newbuilds come on line.
Today brought the arrival of CSAV Lluta. Built in china in 2009, she is owned by Schlter K & Co, and has a capacity of 4200 TEU making her smaller then the normal vessels on the service.