Tuesday, August 30, 2011


ALGOSCOTIA and ALGOMA DARTMOUTH carry out bunkering in the Bedford Basin after the passage of Hurricane Irene , AM on August 29th 2011. Both vessels as well as Algoma teammate ALGONOVA sheltered at anchor in the Basin during the passage of Irene.
Asphalt tank barge John J Carrick and pusher tug Victorious were among the vessels sheltering in the Bedford Basin,Halifax during the passage of Hurricane Irene on the evening of August 28/29 2011.The barge/tug combo is a regular caller at Halifax from the Great Lakes,both vessels are Canadian registered.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Containers Still Moving

ZIM PUSAN alongside at Halterm on 24th August 2011. Built by Hyundai,Ulsan,S.Korea in 2004. GRT 53,453 tons. LOA 294 Beam 32,3 Depth 21.88 Draught 12.0.Owner: Lombard Corp. United Kingdom.Manager: Zodiac Maritime Agency,London,U.K. Flag: United Kingdom Call Sign: MFUA5.
OOCL KAOHSIUNG inbound at Ives Knoll,Halifax on 24th August 2011. Built 2006 by Koyo Dockyard Co Ltd,Japan. GRT 67,500 tons. LOA 280m Beam 40.0m Draught 10.5m. Owner: Shoei Kisen,Japan. Manager: Orient Overseas Container Line,Hong Kong. Flag: Hong Kong,China. Call Sign: VRBS7.
Containership MOL PARTNER alongside at Halterm on 20th August 2011. Built by Koyo Dockyard,Mihara,Japan in 2005. GRT 71,902 tons. LOA 293m LPP 276m Beam 40.0m Depth 24.3m Draught 14.02m. Owner/Manager: Shoei Kisen Kaisha,Imabari,Japan. Flag: Panama Call Sign: 3EBZ5.

Monday, August 22, 2011


SICHEM OSPREY at IOL on 20th August 2011. Built 2009 by Dae Sun Shipbldg.,Pusan,S.Korea. GRT 17,789 tons. 169 X 26 X 15.6 X 10.0. Owner: Eitzen Chemicals,Singapore. Flag: Malta C/S: 9HTP9.
Crude tanker AMALTHEA at IOL on 20th August/11. Built 2006 by Daewoo Shipbldg and Mar Eng.,Goeje,S.Korea. GRT 60,007 tons. 248 X 43 X 21 X 14.5. Owner: Minerva Marine,Athens,Greece. Flag:Greece C/S: SYGJ.
ALGOSCOTIA at IOL on August 20th with Connor's Diving tender alongside.ALGOSCOTIA homeports at Halifax and is a regular caller as she plies her product around Atlantic Canada region.See specs elswhere here.
Refined products tanker ALPINE HALLIE alongside at IOL on 12th August 2011.Built 2009 by Hyundai,Mipo Dockyard,Ulsan,S.Korea. GRT 23,313 tons. 184 X 28 X 17.2 X 9.8. Owner: Glencore International,Switzerland. Flag: Singapore C/S: 9V7964.
ALGONOVA another of the ALGOMA Tankers herd at IOL on 12 August 2011. Built 2008 by Eregi Gemi Insa,Turkey.GRT 8009 tons. 129 X 19.8 X 7.6, Owmer: Algoma Tankers,Canada Flag: Canada C/S: CFN5191.
Refined products tanker MARVEA alongside the IOL refinery on August 11th 2011. Built 2006 by SLS Shipbuilding,S.Korea. GRT 25,385 tons. 176 X 35 X 17.2 X 11.1. Manager/Owner: MORFINI, Bari,Italy. Flag: Malta C/S: 9HOH8.
Crudeoil shuttle tanker MATTEA alongside at IOL on 11th August. A regular caller at Halifax MATTEA is based out of Newfoundland.Canadian owned by Penny Ugland Inc. Built 1997 by Samsung Heavy Industries,S.Korea. GRT 76,216 tons. 271 X 46 X 22.6 X 9.4. Flag: Canada C/S: VCSR.
Products tanker ALGOCANADA alongside IOL on August 11th 2011.Built by Ergi Gemi Insa,Turkey in 2008. GRT 8009 tons. 129 X 19.8 X 7.6. Owner: Algoma Tankers,Canada. Flag: Canada C/S: CFN5191.
Refined products tanker MERIOM GLORY alongside at IOL on August 7th 2011. Built 2008 by Guangzhou International Shipyard,Guangzhou,China. GRT 30,345 tons. 183 X 32.2 X 18.2 X 13.5. Manager/Owner; Overseas Maritime Carriers,Switzerland. Flag: Marshall Islands Call Sign: V7MK9.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011


JS ASAGIRI TV3516 anchored off Georges Island,Halifax on 10th August 2011
JS MINEYUKI DDG124 anchored off Georges Island Halifax on 10th August 2011.

JS KASHIMA TV3508 anchored for bunkers in Dartmouth Cove,Halifax on 10th August 2011. Kashima is a 5,400 ton purpose built training ship of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force on a training cruise to N.America visiting ports on both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts. The training squadron of three ships departed Halifax on the 14th August with a sailpast from the Bedford Basin led by a Royal Canadian Navy frigate.