The Feds announced on Friday that NEWDOCK St. John’s Dockyard Limited for important refit and maintenance work for the CCGS Edward Cornwallis.
The CCGS Edward Cornwallis is a high-endurance multi-tasked vessel, light icebreaker and buoy tending vessel based at BIO. Maintenance work includes refurbishment of the hull, galley deck, tanks, propeller tail shaft, and auxiliary and domestic systems.
The Work is scheduled to begin in August, and be completed by October 2015.
Fairview Cove saw 2 vessels on Sunday. The West birth was taken by NYK Rumina, Covering the West bound Pacific Atlantic Service. She arrived from Rotterdam, and was bound for New York.
Seoul express is Covering the East bound route of the Pacific Atlantic Service. She Arrived from New York, and tied up at the East Birth. On Departure, she was bound for Southampton.
With the CCGS Earl Gray undergoing a Mid-life refit, Sister vessel CCGS Samuel Risley is in town filling in. the Risley is the same class of vessel and design as the Earl Grey, and was built by Vito Steel Boat and Barge of Delta, British Columbia in 1984. (Earl Grey was built in Pictou in 1985)
She is normally based in Parry Sound Ontario and operates in the great lakes.
the ship is named after Samuel Risley, the first Chairman of the Board of Steamship Inspection in 1858.
Captained by Henry Larsen, the RCMP schooner St. Roch was the first ship to completely circumnavigate North America and the second sailing vessel to complete a voyage through the Northwest Passage. She was the first ship to complete the Northwest Passage in the direction west to east, and returned east to west.
She is now part of the Maritime Museum in Vancouver. We have posted a tour on our Flickr page:
the Kings wharf harbour taxi is now in service running between Kings Wharf in Dartmouth, and Sackville landing in Halifax. They also offer trips to the Arm, Mcnabs, and along the waterfront.
The vessel interior looks to be quite spacious. Expect an update after I have gone for a ride.
After a brief haul out in Sambro, the Stannix arrived back over the noon hour.
The issue is reportedly to be with one of the Voith drives, and there is no word currently if it is fixed, or when the boat will return to service.
Last night a Silver Pandora Bracelet with 4 charms was lost along the board walk, somewhere between Cows and East Coast Lifestyle, by the seaport market.
It has sentimental Value.
If you found it, Please contact me at email@example.com
From August 7 to September 17, 2015, the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent and the CCGS Terry Fox will be on a six week scientific survey to collect data needed for Canada’s Arctic continental shelf submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
The Geological Survey of Canada, part of Natural Resources Canada, and the Canadian Hydrographic Service, part of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, are responsible for this scientific work. The vessels will survey an area in the Eurasian Basin on the Lomonosov Ridge and areas in the vicinity of the North Pole.
This is the second phase of work that was started by these 2 ships last summer.
The Irving’s are definitely doing work on on their wharf next to imperial oil.
Condemned and dis-used, it now appears to be in the process of being repaired. It looks like the Deck has been removed, and loose concrete is being chipped away.
work was first rumored in late 2013 and It was noticed that core drilling appeared to be taking place on site last year.
EasterSeals NS held an open house for their Dropzone Event where people who raise $1500 get to rappel down the side of 1801 Hollis St.
You can see photos from The Day Jobs corporate team last year on our Flickr page, You can contribute to Team Edge here: