The Products tanker Tower Bridge spent a few days at anchor before tieing up at Irving Woodside. The ship is scheduled to depart overnight.
Since the navy is now pulling up to Irvings for gas like the rest of us, the question remains, when will we get a harbour side, ship sized BigStop.
HMCS Halifax spent the past week at the Static sound range off Mcnabs.
The Irving’s are definitely doing work on on their wharf next to imperial oil.
Condemned and dis-used, it now appears to be in the process of being repaired. It looks like the Deck has been removed, and loose concrete is being chipped away.
work was first rumored in late 2013 and It was noticed that core drilling appeared to be taking place on site last year.
Reports are that as a result of the refinery shutdown, Irving Oil is looking to rebuild their wharf at woodside. Irving currently Has a tank farm at woodside, however since their old wharf was condemned, have been accessing it via Imperial Oil. recently core drilling has been taking place in its vicintiy.
With the Shutdown of the refinery, Other Oil Producers will want to have less reliance on Imperial Oils facilities – Especially Irving, who now operated the only east coast refinery in Canada.
(Above – Irving Tanker Acadian at Imperial Oil Wharf) See this ShipFax Post for photos of the old Irving Oil Dock