Saturday, December 26, 2015


Boxing Day 2015 was busy indeed after the quiet Christmas holiday. Alongside during Christmas was KOBE EXPRESS which lay idle until the 26th.First to arrive on Boxing Day was OOCL Kuala Lumpur followed at Mid-Day by OAKLAND EXPRESS which lay off Rockingham briefly while KOBE EXPRESS got underway from the East berth at Fairview. Lots of tug activity with  Atlantic's Larch, Willow and Oak deployed.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

BAHRI JAZAN calls at Fairview Cove

A first call at Fairview Cove terminal, Halifax on 20th December 2015 for BAHRI JAZAN a Saudi Arabian Con-Ro built in 2013 by Hyundi Mipo Dockyard.
GT 50,714 tons/DWT 25,901 tons.
Capacity: 364 teu.
LOA 220m LPP 211m B 32.2m Depth 21.55m Draught 9.0m.
Machinery Sulzer 7RTFlex 58D @ 17.000bhp. 14 knots.
Manager: Mid East Ship Mngt, Dubai, UAE.
Owner: National Shipping Arabia c/o Mngr.
IMO No: 9620970
Flag: Saudi Arabia.
Call Sign: HZFI.

Thursday, December 17, 2015


Containership NORTHERN DEBONAIR coming from anchor in the Bedford Basin, Halifax AM December 16th 2015,she spent the night waiting out gale force wind storm (15th-16th Dec.).
Build 2004
Yard: Shanghai Shipyard
IMO No: 9353228
GT 35,975t DWT 42,183t
LOA 231m B 32.2m D 8.3m
Machinery: Diesel Mod. 7K90MC-C @ 42,805bhp=22.2knots.
Flag: Liberia
C/S: A8MH2