Atlantic RORO Lines vessel Atlantic Hope,
Patiently waiting for someone to clear her berth at Halterm
Monthly Archives: March 2011
Nordbay moved to the Outer Anchorage this morning after offloading at Imperial Oil, joining Moscow University
Butterfly Moved From Anchor in the Basin to Imperial Oil Taking Nordbay’s Place.
Teesta Spirit Anchored mid-harbor for bunkers.
And Unique Sunshine Spent the morning in Achorage #1 before taking her spot at Imperial Oil.
It would seem that the same people who name Race Horses and Show Dogs also name Tankers.. Who Knew.
Bulk Bulkers for Bunkers?
CLIPPER MERLIN tied up at Pier 24 this morning to Load Industrial Components Directly from RailCar.. At 100m in Length (650teu) she is a relatively small vessel, and an carry both Containers and Break Bulk loads in her hold.
More info at The Clipper Group.
Operations have begun, removing the tween decks
BBC Holland Tied up at the Cherubini Wharf, BBC Holland is likely loading large Steel bridge components (Based on what was in their yard a few weeks ago. Cherubini specializes in heavy and light structural steel, bridges, platework, pressure vessels, transmission towers and miscellaneous fabrications, and has a wharf off their facility in Eastern passage. (just past Imperial Oil)
Recently this is where the Fundy Tidal Turbine Departed (and Returned to)
Federal Pioneer making a short stop to bunker. She is Scheduled to sail at 1700.
Bunkering is the process of refueling a ship, whereby a taker (in Halifax, The Algoma Dartmouth) or a barge comes along side and transfers Fuel.
For more insight on the life of a bunkerer, read HAWSEPIPER: The Longest Climb written by Paul, who is a Mate on a Buker Barge.