The Products tanker Hector N spent the weekend at anchor in the Basin, before moving to mperial oil. She arrived from Houston TX.
Built in 2009, She was known as King Edgar until December 2013. She was built in China, Currently registered in Panama, and owned and manged by Navios Tankers Management of Athens Greece.
The Johanna C Stopped for bunkers this morning. Loaded with Wind Turbine parts, she is bound for Montreal. The ship is registered in the UK, and was built in china in 2009.
she is owned and manged by Carisbrooke Shipping of the UK
The 2007 built, Very Large Crude Carrier Genmar George T dropped anchor in Anchorage 1 for bunkers. Pictured above, inbound, she appears to be unladen.
the Cable Ship Resolute arrived at pier 25. She will be laying the Hibernia Express Cable. The Bow Crane if for an ROV, where the stern crane is used fro a cable plow, that will lay and bury the cable.
The Goverment Announced the first AOPS would be named Harry Dewolf. They have now announced the second will be Named HMCS Margaret Brooke.
Margaret Brooke was aboard the SS Caribou when it was torpedoed off the coast of Newfoundland on Oct. 13, 1942. Her Actions earned her the Order of the British Empire.
Brooke was born in Ardath, a village located approximately 70 kilometres southwest of Saskatoon.
She enlisted in the Second World War on March 9, 1942, as a “nursing sister/dietician.” She was eventually promoted to the rank of lieutenant-commander. She was a passenger on the SS Caribou Oct. 13, 1942, as it attempted to cross the Cabot Strait off the coast of Newfoundland.
The ship was hunted and torpedoed by the German submarine U-69, according to government records. It took only five minutes for the Caribou to sink.
After the war, Brooke returned to her studies at the University of Saskatchewan. She earned a doctorate in paleontology and went on to author several major research studies in her field. She Turned 100 this past Saturday, and was visited at her home in Victoria By Commodore Bob Auchterlonie, Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific, who delivered the news.
Svitzer Cartier, Now Registered in Canada spent some time off pier 27, likely conducting bollard pull tests there. When finished she sailed back to the ECTug Wharf.
The shipping cover recently came off her stern winch
Herma P made a second appearance today at Fairview Cove. She is the ex Maersk Dryden, and looking sharp after a yard period after that charter ended. Her and her sisters are now appearing on Hapag Llyod services, likely on short term charters, while they cycle their fleet.
She was first in halifax at the end of march, and is now on the return trip.
Hapag LLyod has recently merged with CSAV, and is sending older and smaller ships to the scrappers, or selling them to other carriers.
Nothing says problem like an odd choice of pier and position. Maersk Palermo spent her usual saturday stop at pier 36, bow first. Maersk Palermo usually stops at pier 41, and on saturday that pier was taken by the Tiny Sina for Melfi. Also Maersk Palermo was bow first,Vessels at pier 36 tend to back in stern first, finally she appears to be balasted down in the bow.
Maresk Sails from montreal to Rotterdam via halifax, so its possible she took some ice damage in the river.
The General Cargo Vessel Capri made another appearance over the weekend. A frequent caller in halifax, she delivers rails from Poland for CN Rail.