Monthly Archives: June 2011


Updated: The Fog Cleared.
The Dockwise vessel TALISMAN arrived this morning and tied up at Pier 30/31. She had Cargo On deck, but it was not clear through the fog what it was. She appers to have rigging to load cargo, however is otherwise empty. AIS Data lists her final destination as MULGRAVE (Located in the Straight of Canso, Across from Port Hawksbury) on the 25th.

UPDATE (06/30): The Deep Panuke Project Floating Production Platform was built offshore and delivered this week. Talisman is likely here to remove deck lashings and get ready for her next job.

Busy Day

Todays First arrivals were CMA-CGM’s Stat Gera,

and Melfi Lines Hansa Catilina

Followed By the Curise Ships Massdam (pier 20) and Caribian Princess (pier 22)

CCGS Earl Grey Entered port Just Prior to 0900

and HMCS Montreal and HMCS Moncton Departed.

The PCTC Electra Arrived in advance of Atlantic Cartier,

But Had to wait for the PCTC CSAV Rio Salado to Depart AutoPort, as she was running late.

While the Navy Conducted Winching Exercises on the jetty at Shearwater.

Enchantment of the Seas

RCCL’s Enchantment of the Seas Rounding Georges Island to tie up at pier 22.
Cruise ships will sometimes round the island on arrival or departure to give passengers a view of the city (and to show off the boat to locals). Yesterdays departure of Carnival Glory was different – though she was docked facing the inner harbour, she backed out of her birth, and turned in anchorage 1 – just as you would backing out of your driveway at home.

SwellMaster and Atlantic Chestnut.

Harbour Development’s (An Irving company) Tug Swellmaster returned to Halifax with the Atlantic Chestnut in tow. Atlantic Chestnut is a St John NB based workboat, assigned to Atlantic Towing, which is also an Irving company – Older Atlantic Towing equipment seems to get passed on to Harbour Development and is Often found tied up at Pier 7, which can be found between Pier 9 and Halifax Shipyard.

Carnival Glory

Having a much better day then Saturdays visit of Caribbean Princess the Who departed in thick fog.

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