Monthly Archives: May 2009

Ocean Bertrand Jeansonne

Arrived in Halifax today and is tied up at Pier 24. Groupe Ocean usually operates in the St Lawrence around Quebec – so she is possibly bound for the Scotia Dock, as it is an Irving Built Tug. (same design as the Atlantic Oak, and Larch.

UPDATE: She’s Brand new from the East Isle Shipyard in PEI, in Town for trials.

news bits

Melfi Marine to drop Hailfax port for Montreal
After almost 16 years Melfi Marine is dropping Halifax as a port of call in favour the Port of Montreal.

Cruise season over for Halifax-built ship
Pearl Seas Cruises said it had to cancel the remainder of the 2009 Eastern Canadian and St. Lawrence Seaway cruises because of deficiencies with the Pearl Mist recently discovered during sea trials, quality issues and construction delays.

Picton Castle’s odyssey over
The Picton Castle returned to Lunenburg at Saturday after completing its circumnavigation of the Atlantic Ocean