Another One of the Ladys Stopped in for bunkers. These distinct ships with their unique crane are occasional stoppers in Halifax. Lady Christina and Lady Claudia have both stopped in Halifax in the past.
These vessels are part of the Wijnne Barends Logistics fleet. She was built in 1999, and has 2 holds, and is rated for bulk, breakbulk, and 280TEU. The crane can be used to handle containers.
EDIT 07/23: It was Lady Carissa who anchored yesterday, not Lady Claudia.
Todays arrival brought another NYK Vessel, NYK Daedalus. Built in Korea in 2007, she is rated at 4800TEU.
The Nato Standing Maritime group 2, will be departing Rota Spain for exercises on the Atlantic Coast.
though the Makup of the group Can change, it currently consists of :
FGS Niedersachsen (FFG) (Germany)
HMCS Regina (FFH) (Canada)
TCG Kemalreis (FFG) (Turkey)
USS Leyte Gulf (CG)(American)
Halifax may see a west coast frigate. More details when known.
The Bulker Santiago Basin has spent the past few days at the elevators loading a product.
this could be wood pellets, as they are now expecting to export a large number through the port.
She is owned by Pacific Basin Shipping, and was built in 2008
Panamax Container ship Singapore Express tied up this evening. She arrived form Southampton, UK, and will be bound for New York on Departure.
Sampson – First locomotive in Canada
Ingot Shunting locomotive, NS Museum of Industry