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:
The harbour ferry Christopher Stannix Sailed for Sambro to be Dry Docked.
Still no word on what the issue is.
Canadian Maritime Engineering (AKA CME) has a marine railway in Sambro, and has done work on The Pilot Boats in the past.
The Svitzer tugs Svitzer Nerthus and Svitzer Njal Sailed this morning bound or Milne Inlet on Bafin Island. They arrived in June, and are to work a contract for the new Iron Ore mine there.
interestingly, they didn’t take Canadian names. Nerthus is the Germanic Goddess of Fertility, hailing from an island in Denmark. Njal refers to a Character from an Icelandic Saga written in the late 1200’s.
Halifax Transit Issued a press release yesterday about ferry schedule changes “due to ongoing mechanical assessment of one of its vessels, the Christopher Stannix”
the release continues “Halifax Transit staff conducted an initial assessment of the issue earlier this week, and have determined that the vessel must be brought out of the water to conduct a complete evaluation. It’s anticipated that the vessel will be out of service for several weeks to accommodate this work”
Sounds like a problem with one of the Voith Drives. No word on where she will be dry docked.
The new Bluenose has made her first call in Halifax, arriving last night. Tied up the the Maritime Museum, her deck is open for wandering.
BC Ferries Dock in Horseshoe Bay.
Above, Outbound Queen of Coquitlam, Below, Tied up Queen of Capilano. Bottom, Inbound Queen of Surrey