The Nolhanava is back. She recently spent time in China having a new exhaust scrubber installed (note how large the funnel is now) Besides the Scrubber, the ship got the new Green and yellow paint job (which looks good, except for the bridge and the bright yellow striping which is just weird.
Nolhanava returned with a full load of container stacked on deck. They appear to share the logo that is on the funnel of the ship, so they may be attempting to move fright in their own boxes now.
Nolhanava is returning to the St Pierre run.
CUAUHTEMOC was spotted on AIS off liverpool NS making 4.5knots.
She is tentatively scheduled to pick up her pilot at 8am on the 12th, and will tie up at the south side of the Cable Wharf.
EDIT: WDC is quoting a 10am arrival at the Cable wharf.
Mark your calendars, the Panama Canal Expansion opens on June 26th. this will likely cause shipping lines to shift their vessels, and routes – especially with recent mergers and Takeovers.
The MSC Monica Grounded Thursday in the St.Lawrence between Trois Rivers and Quebec. Sailing from Montreal for Saint John New Brunswick, She apparentl suffered from a Rudder failure and drifted off course.
She was refloated, by tugs OCEAN TUNDRA, OCEAN BRAVO, and OCEAN ROSS GAUDRAULT and tied up in Quebec Yesterday.
The Oil tanker British Merlin, suffered an Engine failure sailing form Whiffen Head NL to Philadelphia PA. She is currently under tow by the Anchor Handling tug Maersk Cutter, and is due in Halifax tomorrow.
British Merlin is Owned by BP and has British registry. More to follow on both these stories.