Friday, March 20, 2015


Bulk carrier FEDERAL TWEED anchored in the Bedford Basin ,Halifax on 20th March 2015.
Build 2013 by Oshima Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Oshima, Jpn.
IMO No:9658898
GT 31,590 tons DWT 55,317 tons.
LOA 190 LPP 185 Beam 32.2 Depth17.9 Draught 12.6 (m).
Machinery; Single shaft diesel @ 10,207BHP=14.5 knots.
Owner: Baffin Investments Ltd. c/o Manager.
Manager: Fed Nav Ltd, Montreal, Canada
Flag: Marshall Islands
Call Sign: V7YW4


BULK CARGO VESSEL REDHEAD at anchor in the Bedford Basin on St Patricks Day 2015.
Build 2004 by Tainjin Xingang Shipbuilding Heavy Industries Co Ltd,Tinjin,China.
IMO No: 9289540
LOA 199 LPP 192 Beam 24.o Depth 15.5 Draught 11.27Meters.
Gt 22,792 tons
Machinery: Diesel Mod 6S64MC-C @ 10,540BHP=14.5knots.
Cranes: 4 X 40 tonnes.
Owner: Pretty Rainbow Shipping c/o Manager.
Manager: Parakou Shipping Ltd,Hong Kong,China.
Flag: Hong Kong
Call Sign: VRAK4

Monday, March 16, 2015

SEAVICTORY in Bedford Basin Anchorage

Products tanker SEAVICTORY anchored in the Bedford Basin AM 16th March 2015.
IMO No: 9315783
Build 2007.Yard: Hyundai Mipo Dockyard,Ulsan,S.Korea.
GT 29,348 tons DWT 46,700 tons.
LOA 183m LPP 174m,Beam 32.1m Depth 18.8m Draught 12.2m....
Machinery: Single shaft diesel @ 12,900BHP=14.5 knots.
Owner: Highlander Seaways Inc. c/o Mngr.
Manager: ThenamarisShipmanagement,Athens,Greece.
Ex Name: Gan Victory until Feb.2010.
Flag: Malta Call Sign: 9HA2305
She had been discharging at Imperial Oil but moved to anchor on 15th due to galeforce winds.This often happens at the refinery leaving some question re the condition of the old oildocks there and their ability to keep large vessels secured in high wind conditions.