Thursday, October 30, 2014


A regular at Halifax for many years back again. Shown here ,West of Neverfail
, inbound  in the Halifax approaches on 28th October 2014.
Built by Sasebo Heavy Industries, Sasebo, Japan in1977.
Previously named: Rauenfels (80);Essen(82);Kongsfjord(83),
Onno (87),ASL Sanderling(08).
GRT 21,849 tons
LOA 193.5 B 27.1 Draught 9.1
Machinery:2 X Kawasaki 9 cylinder diesel mod.9L52/55A
Total power 18,890KW ,Single shaft C.P. propellor.
Service speed 20.6 knots.
Owner:Oceanex Inc.,Montreal
Mngr:V Ships Canada,Montreal
Call Sign: VOLG

Wednesday, October 15, 2014


Heavy lift cargo vessel ONEGO ST PETERSBURG alongside Pier9C, Halifax, N.S. on 15 October 2014.She is the first vessel to use the new Pier 9C delivering the new overhead crane components for the Halifax Shipyard project.
Build 2011
IMO No: 9526083
GT 5,425 t  DWT 8,200 tons.
LOA 118.14m B 16.13m Dr 7.1m
Flag: Netherlands
Call Sign: PCJP

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

ASTIR LADY at Imperial Oil Dock

ASTIR LADY alongside at Imperial Oil ,Dartmouth oil dock, Halifax, N.S. on 13th October 2014.
IMO No: 9457385
Build: 2011
Yard: SPP Shipbuilding Co Ltd. Sacheon, S.Korea.
Gross Tonnage: 30,043 tons
DWT:50,286 tons
LOA 183 LPP 174 B 32 D 19.1 Dr 13.0 (m).
Owner: Astir Lady Holdings PTE LTD, c/o Manager.
Manager: Argyle Shipping Ltd, United Kingdom.
Flag: Singapore
Call Sign: 9V8542

Monday, October 13, 2014

New Ro-Ro Cargo Vessel BAHRI HOFUF calls at HALTERM

New Ro-Ro Cargo Vessel BAHRI HOFUF called at HALTERM on 10th October 2014.
Build 2013
Yard: Hyundi Mipo Dockyard Co Ltd., S. Korea.
IMO No: 9620956
Owner: NSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Manager: Mid East Shipmanagement Ltd, Dubai, UAE.
GRT: 50,714 tons.
LOA 223 LPP 211 B 32 Draught 9.2 (m).
Flag: Saudi Arabia
Call Sign: HZEM

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

MOUNT KIBO at anchor in the Bedford Basin

Products tanker MOUNT KIBO anchored in the Bedford Basin, Halifax, N.S. on  the 30th September the photo depicts her on the 1st of October 2014.
Build: 2010
Yard: Hyundi Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, S. Korea.
IMO No: 9470997
LOA 184.LPP 173 b 27 Draught 11.5 (m).
GT 23,313 tons, DWT 37,843 tons.
Machinery: Single shaft diesel @12,712bhp=21 knots.
Owner: FRISIA Dusseldorf K.G. c/o Manager.
Manager: Donnely Tanker Mngt. Ltd.,Cyprus.
Flag: Liberia
Call Sign: A8UM8