HMCS Charlottetown Arrived back in port just after 5pm..
Not sure why..
they are currently proceeding through the narrows to the basin.
The ship was sent to the Degausing Range to deal with a Magnetic field, which can cause problems with mines. As of 11pm, she had departed.
HMCS Charlottetown sailed just after 10am for the Mediterranean to support Canadian Interests in Libya.
Good Luck, and have a safe Voyage!
High Winds again kept ships in and Away from Halifax Harbour.
Ferry passengers had a Fun Commute home, with locals complaining via Facebook of sea-sickness.
Canada Express and Atlantic Compass Both Sailed at 9am. Moleson Bunkered and sailed just after noon.
The Chronicle Herald is reporting that 2 stowaways were found on the Atlantic Concert which arrived yesterday at Fairview Cove. Border services continues to search the ship for others.
This is the second occurrence of Stowaways being found on Atlantic Concert, The last occurring in April 2009.
Last week USCG Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) Visited Halifax. This Morning, USCG Seneca (WMEC 906) Arrived. Stationed in Boston, You can find out more on the ships website.
SCOTT TURECAMO WITH BARGE NEW HAMPSHIRE moved from Imperial Oil to the Anchorage, Presumably to wait out the weather.
Scott Turecamo is a semi regular visitor to Halifax, with various oil barges. Known as an ATB for Articulated tug and barge, the tug mates to the barge with a special pin so it is ridgidly connected. The advantage is that a tug and Tank barge requires fewer crew then a tanker, so ATB’s bend the rules and save their owners some crewing costs.
Georgia S sailed today with a load of Gypsum. The gypsum business is still struggling, with more layoffs announced today. Georgia S will likely be back to her anchorage in the Bedford Basin within the week. Atlantic Condor, Atlantic towing’s new supply ship also sailed early this morning, presumably for more trials.
Finally, HMCS St John sailed today, with HMCS Montreal Continuing Cyclone testing in the Harbour.
The Beluga Favourisation Docked at BIO yesterday afternoon in the midst of the Snow storm, and unloaded its deck cargo of 45′ Motor Life Boats for the Coastguard.
She Departed late afternoon today bound for Baie Comeau
Here are the 3 new LifeBoats on the Dock.
Atlantic Oak, and Triumph have been Found.
They have been riding out the Weather in St. Margert’s Bay
Atlantic Oak Returned to Halifax Around 11 am Today, As Triumph Set Sail for CORPUS CHRISTI Texas with the Rowan Gorilla III