Georges Island to be open to public next year
Parks Canada intends to open the national historic site to the public, and plans starting the necessary work Aug. 1, the agency said Tuesday in papers filed with the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry. – To be open by March 2010
Sailor picked up by container ship south of N.S.
the man was picked up by a container vessel, the Maersk Missouri, Sunday about 420 kilometres south of Halifax.
Tall Ships Update:
Tall ships fest will bring fireworks, re-enactments
The Pearl Mist, Built at halifax Shipyards, is currently at Shelburne Ship Repair, another Irving-owned yard, where it’s being prepared for cruising.
from: Travel Agent Central:
MSC Announces New Itineraries
MSC Cruises announced that MSC Magnifica, currently under construction, will be sailing a series of fall foliage cruises from New York and Quebec in 2010..
After arriving in New York, the ship is scheduled for four more itineraries, including a 10-night roundtrip cruise that leaves New York City on September 22 and makes calls in Sydney, Charlottetown, Quebec, Halifax and Newport.
has been in town for the past few days and has been giving harbour tours.
She departed yesterday afternoon, and is now tied up at Pier 28
The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea state who has the right of way. Everyone below you on this list must give way to you. In Halifax, a container ship usually falls under #6
1. Not Under Command
2. Restricted in Ability to Manoeuvre
3. Constrained by Draught
5. Under Sail
6. Under Power
Lets also remember the Red Green Principle “Im in my van, he’s in his pinto, who has right of way?” – this principle is how merging works in NYC – im bigger so i have right of way.
Dont do this.. Despite what the colregs say, the Red green Principle wins.
Or rather disembarking from the Ellen Knutsen, who stopped into halifax for bunkers and supplies a few weeks ago.
some day ill get a shot at the pilot station – alas i came close once, but they boarded on the offshore side of the ship.
The Pilot boat about to board the pilot on the Inbound Atlantic Companion, Dockwise Target at Anchor, and HMCS Corner Brooke outbound.