The Saudi’s are here on the Monthly Stop. Mostly containers and RO-Ro cargo are loaded.
The Platform Supply Vessel Breux tide arrived yesterday afternoon at pier 25. On charter to Atlantic Towing, She will be used for Shells Exploritory drilling program in the Shelburn Basin.
The Drill Rig, Stenna Icemax is still in the Gulf of Mexico.
Update 3/09: workers painted out the stern Port of registry and repainted her with Halifax. She is now registered in Canada.
DFO released the above picture today of yesterdays incident. Reports were of a vessel in trouble, off halifax, and CCGS Sambro Was Responding. The Sambro was noted to be in a position between Conrad’s and Lawrencetown beaches, where there appears to be a shoal.
CHS Chart #4237 (Halifax Harbour and Approaches) Refers to the point of land as Fox Point, and the rocks are actually labeled Egg Island.
The Sambro collected the 3 people, and took them to the Government Wharf in Eastern passage where they were tended to by paramedics.
The Nova Dock was moved from the shipyard to Woodside at noon today.
4 Mckiel tugs had shown up in the past few days, and they appear to be working the Nova Dock. Salvor, Tim Mckeil, Beverly M1 and Lois M are all present, and tied up on the dock, moving it to woodside. the trip left late, at 1pm, and arrived around 6pm.
The Nova Docks Canadian Registry was closed August 18th, And I have been told she has been sold to International Ship Repair of Miami Fl.
The plan is the cut the dock in Half, then tow each half to Florida.
the dock was built in 2 pieces and assembled on delivery.