Sunday, February 7, 2010

BEDFORD BASIN Activities Jan 2010 cntd.

Bulkcarrier SPRUCEGLEN coming to anchor in the Bedford Basin,Halifax,Nova Scotia on 28th January 2010.
IMO number : 8119261 MMSI: 316001844.
Built: 1983 by GOVAN SHIPBUILDERS LTD.,Glasgow,U.K.
Previous Names:SELKIRK SETTLER (1991), FEDERAL ST.LOUIS (1992), FEDERAL FRASER (2001), FRASER (2002).
Length :223 m. Beam 23 m,Draught 7m.
Dead Weight: 36,251 tonsGross tonnage : 22,388 tons.
Ship manager V. SHIPS CANADA.
Flag : Canada.
Port : Montreal.
Call Sign : VOSL

Bedford Basin Activities January 2010 ctd.

HMCS Athabaskan DDH/G 282 proceeding South in the Bedford Basin,Halifax for fuel alongside HMCS Preserver at Dockyard on January 14th 2010 ,just hours prior to departure with HMCS Halifax FFH330 for Haiti in response to the disasterous earthquake.
Type: Tribal Class Destroyer.
Built by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd,Lauzon , commissioned 1972.
Reconstructed (TRUMP) 1994.
Displacement:5,100 tons full load.
LOA 426 ft Beam 50 ft Draught 14.5 ft.
M/C: COGOG 2 X Cruise G/T 12,788SHP;2 X Boost G/T 51,000SHP. Speed 29+ knots.
Armnt: 1 X 29cell VLS Mk 411 X 75mm/62 Superapid DP gun1 X 20mm CIWS Phalanx2 X 3 Bbl Mk 32 12.75in TT w Mk 46mod5 torps50cal Mgs.
Aircraft: Provision for 2 X CH124 Sea King ASW helicopters.
Crew: 285 including airwing.
Flag: Canada/Navy.
Call Sign:CYWM

Bedford Basin Activities Jan.2010 cntd.

Top Photo:OOCL CHICAGO turning with tug assist,to berth at the Fairview Cove terminal in the Bedford Basin on 17th Jan.2010.
Bottom Photo: OOCL CHICAGO ,with tug Atlantic Larch,entering the Bedford Basin at the Narrows bridge,Halifax,Nova Scotia on 17th January 2010.
IMO 9199270 ,MMSI 477825000.
Built by China Shipbuilding,Kaohsiung,China in 2000.
GRT 67,278 tons.
LOA 277.4m B 40m D 14m.
Capacity:5,714 teu.
Owner:New Container No10,Liberia.
Mngr:Orient Overseas Container Lines.
Flag:Hong Kong,China.
Call Sign:VRWQ2

Bedford Basin Activity January 2010.

General cargo vessel TOFTON anchored in the Bedford Basin,Halifax on January 16th 2010.
IMO: 7410826, MMSI: 236217000.
Year Built: 1980.
Type: Geared cargo vessel,Lloyd's +100 A1 Ice class 1A Super.
Builder: Juliana Gijonesa,Gijon,Spain.
Name at launch:POKKINEN (96).
GrossTonnage:12,385 tons.DWT: 14,883 tons.
Length overall: 159.2 , LPP: 149.0 ,Beam: 21.4,Draught : 6.5m.
Dead Weight: 14,880 tons.
M/C: Single shaft diesel.Speed Max 16.0 knots
Flag: Gibraltar.
Call Sign: ZDFY7.