Tuesday, September 12, 2017


Atlantic Container Lines new generation ships are now all in service and frequent callers to the Fairview Cove Terminal in the Bedford Basin, Halifax.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

ISAAC NEWTON in Bedford Basin anchorage,

Cable layer ISAAC NEWTON conducting trials in the Bedford Basin 19 March 2017. First time seen here in the Basin to my knowledge. Quite an impressive vessel.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Heavy Lift vessel HAPPY SKY alongside at Halifax Shipyards on August 12,2016, Build 2008.
IMO no: 9457220. GT 15,989 tons,DWT 18,680 tons.
LOA 154m Beam 26.5m.
Flag: Netherlands

Call Sign; PCCH

Sunday, July 17, 2016

ACL Ro-Con Vessel ATLANTIC SAIL at Fairview Cove

ACLs second new G4 Container/Ro-Ro vessel called again at Fairview Cove terminal on the 13th July 2016. The ships present a unique profile in the container
ship world, one which ACL hopes will maintain its very respected claim of never having lost a container in their long history of trans-Atlantic shipping. The use of the container constraint system visually obvious is the reason for such a well deserved claim. Bravo Zulu to ACL.

Friday, July 8, 2016

ATLANTIC SAIL at Fairview Cove Terminal

New Ro-Ro / Container Vessel spotted  on her second voyage to North America, ATLANTIC SAIL shown here at Fairview Cove Terminal on July 4th 2016. She and her sister ATLANTIC STAR are the first of Atlantic Container Line's new generation of Ro/Con Vessels. They are certainly a unique looking design.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

BAHRI HOFUF calls at Fairview Cove Terminal

BAHRI HOFUF shown here alongside at the Fairview Cove terminal AM on 3rd May 2016 departed shortly thereafter. The third of the new generation of Saudi Arabian Government vessels to visit the terminal in recent weeks.
IMO No: 9620956
Build 2013 by Hyundi Mipo, S.Korea.
GT 50,714 tons DWT 26,000 tons.Capacity: 364 teu.
LOA 220m B 32m Draught 8m
Machinery: Diesel,single shaft @ 16,695 bhp.
Owner: National Shipping Arabia
Manager: Mid East Ship Management
Flag: Saudi Arabia
Call Sign:HZEM

Monday, April 25, 2016

Tanker DORIC PIONEER in Basin for an over-nite stay.

Products tanker DORIC PIONEER anchored in the Bedford Basin, Halifax evening 23rd/ 24th April 2016,later moving to Imperial Oil dock afternoon of 24th..
IMO No: 9637117
Build: 2013
Yard: Hyundi Mipo Dkyd.
Classification: Lloyds Registar
GT 29,622 tons, DWT 51,565 tons.
LOA 183m LPP 174m Beam 32m Depth 19.1m Draught 13.3 m.
Service Speed 14.5 knots
Manager: Chios Navigation Hellas Ltd.,Piraeus,Greece.
Owner: Doric Pioneer Navigation Inc. c/o Mngr.
Flag: Liberia
Call Sign: D5DG8