Remember folks, we now have the Smart Atlantic Weather buoy off Herring Cove. You can get current conditions from it at http://www.smartatlantic.ca/Halifax/buoy.php
The French navy patrol vessel based in St Pierre and Miquelon is in Halifax until the 8th. She is tied up at Tall Ships Quay, Between Bishops landing and NSP. We wrote a bit more about her on an earlier Visit.
The Small Cruise ship Pearl Mist is on her way to Halifax, having just departed Lunenburg. The vessel was built in 2009 by Halifax Shipyards, then Mired in a contract dispute, that was finally resolved last year, prompting pearl Seas Cruises to finally take delivery of the vessel.
you can Read all about the Saga of Pearl Mist here
2 vessels made brief stops at the anchorages late this afternoon. both sailed early evening. first to arrive was the Atlantic Dawn, sailing to Charleston from Quebec City. She put in for bunkers at anchorage 7.
Following shortly behind was the bulker Aliki, bound for Sept Ile PQ to load iron ore. She pulled in to Anchorage #1fro CFIA Gypsy moth inspection before heading inland.