Sunday, May 18, 2014

CENITO in the Bedford Basin

Products tanker CENITO anchored in the Bedford Basin, Halifax, N.S. on 16th May 2014.
Build 2009
IMO No: 9423736
Yard: Guangzhou Shipyard International Co Ltd, Guangzhou, China.
GT 29,313 tons. DWT 53.116 tons.
LOA 183m Beam 32m
O/M: LGR Di Navigazione, SPA,Naples,Italy.
Flag: Italy
Callsign: IBQC

Friday, May 16, 2014


Products tanker NCC RABIGH anchored in the Bedford Basin, Halifax early AM on 16th May 2014.
Build 2007 by Hyundai, Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, S. Korea.
IMO No: 9335032
GT 29,575 t, DWT 45,951 tons.
LOA 183 LPP 174 B 32.2 Depth 18.8 Draught 12.2 Meters.
Manager: Mid East Shipmanagement,Dubai,UAE.
Owner: National Chemical Carriers Limited c/o Manager.
Flag: Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Refined products tanker INDIAN POINT spotted inbound for the Imperial refinery, Halifax, N.S. on May 13th 2014. File photo taken at Halifax on October 8th 2013 in Dartmouth Cove, Halifax.
IMO 9379325
Build 2008
Yard: STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, Jinhae-City , South Korea.
Gross Tonnage 30119
Net Tonnage 13712
Deadweight 50922
LOA 183 LPP 174 Beam 32.2 Depth 19.1 Draught 13.3 (m).
Main Engine: MAN B&W 6S60MC-C @ 18,184 bhp.
Service Speed: 14.9 knots.
Owner: Indian Point Shipping SRL c/o Manager.
Manager: PB Tankers SPA, Palermo , Italy.
Flag: Italy
Callsign: ICIG

Saturday, May 10, 2014

CSL METIS returns to National Gypsum

CSL METIS inbound at the Narrows,Bedford Basin, Halifax on 8th May 2014.
Type: Self Discharging Bulk Carrier
IMO: 7926162
Built as crudeoil tanker (singlehull) 1981 by MITSUI ICHIHARA Engineering & Shipbuilding, Japan and rebuilt as self-discharging bulker with new foreward section in 2007 in China.
Former names: Ex Name 1 EKTORA until 2007 Oct 28; Ex Name 2 EKTORAS until 2007 Jun 24;
Ex Name 3 SINAMAICA until 2000 Oct 16;
Ex Name 4 SINAMAICA A. until 2000 Aug 01;
Ex Name 5 LAGOVEN SINAMAICA until 1993 Dec 01; Ex Name 6 BERGE HELENE until 1981 Dec 31.
Classification: LR + 100A1 Bulk carrier, ESP, SHIPRIGHT (SDA, FDA, CM) LI, + LMC, UMS).
Length : 222.4m ,Beam: 32.3m,Draft (summer): 13.50 metres .
Total Hold Capacity (including hatches) 68,618 cubic metres.
Deadweight :69,305 ton
Gross Tonnage: 43,022 tonnes
Net Tonnage :16,103 tonnes
Bow Thruster: 1,500 kW
Main Engine:12.080 KWs=15.5 knots.
Length of Boom :80.00 metres
Discharge Rate - Coal :4,200 tonnes/hr
Discharge Rate - Gypsum: 4,500 tonnes/hr
Discharge Rate - Iron Ore: 6,000 tonnes/hr
Status: Active
Flag: Bahamas
.Call Sign: C6WK6

Tuesday, May 6, 2014


Hapag-Lloyd containership BERLIN EXPRESS turning to berth at the Fairview Cove terminal, Halifax on 6th May 2014.
Built 2003 by Hyundai Heavy Industries,UlsanSouth Korea. IMO No 9229855.
LOA 321m Beam 42m Depth 24.5 m Draught 14.5m.
Gross Tonnage: 88,493 tons. DWT 100,019 tons.
Capacity: 7,179 teu.
Machinery: Single shaft,diesel Model MAN B&W 12K98MC @ 69,619 KWs = Service Speed 25.0 knots.
Owner/Manager: Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hamburg, Germany.
Flag: Germany
Port: Hamburg
Call Sign: DGHX