The Offshore installation Vessel Orion arrived at the IEL Dock at woodside overnight. The Giant Main crane is rated for 5000tons. The ship joined the DEME Fleet in April 2022. if the ship looks familiar, it suffered a dramatic crane failure during testing in 2020, which went viral.
The Ship is Here to install Piles and Transition pieces for the Vineyard Wind 1 project off Martha’s Vineyard. The Piles and Transition pieces were manufactured in Spain by Windar Renovables. The pieces were then moved to the Port of Avilés, where they were loaded aboard the GPO Grace for Transport to Halifax. The Pieces are due on May 11th or 12th.
Vineyard 1 will consist of 62 GE wind turbines spaced 1 nautical mile apart. The surrounding area has also been leased to other Offshore wind developers who will be deploying Additional GE as well as Siemens turbines.
The products tanker North Atlantic Kairos took to the anchorage on arrival from Come By Chance Newfoundland. North Atlantic operates as a distributor for Fuel Products. The ship is scheduled to spend Tuesday at IEL, which is currently occupied by the Offshore Construction Vessel Orion. It seems likely the tanker will be bunkering the Oriorn.
If the North Atlantic Kairos looks familiar, it is a twin of the Algoma Dartmouth, which served as a bunkering tanker in Halifax until November 2018, when it moved to Saint John on a Charter to Irving.
North Atlantic Refining, was the operator of the Come by Chance refinery. the company was sold, and the refinery was recently converted to produce biofuel diesel, and is Operated by Braya Renewable fuels
The Eimskip Container ship Skogafoss at Woodside. She is still undergoing a 12 day Maintinance period, and arrived on May 31st, so her work period appears to be nearing Completion. She took bunkers from Algoma Dartmouth Yesterday.
The Eimskip vessel Skogafoss arrived for a 12 day drydock and work period. She has likely been tied up at woodside, as the Digby/St. John ferry Princess of Acadia is due today at 11 for Emegency repairs, requireing a schedule adjustment.
Under repair at Woodside Industries, the Accommodation platform was previously under repair in the Mobile river when it slipped off a barge during hurricane katrina, and floated downstream until it got stuck under a bridge.