Nathan Attard

Ships from Canada – Fishing Boat LYNSEY LENORE

One of the Great Lakes, Canada fishing boats is the 1992 built fishing boat LYNSEY LENORE. She’s also known as fish tug. She was built in Canada by Powell SY Shipbuilders Ltd at Maitland with 18.29 metres loa and 7.25 metres beam and maximum draft of 1.86 metres. Her official number is 807959 and homeported …

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Coastguard – Latest addition to the Canadian Coast Guard – 02.01.2023

On Monday 2nd January , 2023 the Canadian Coast Guard interim buoy tender/icebreaker CCGS JUDY LAMARSH was seen underway at the Welland Canal, Canada. She arrived in Canadian Waters back to January 2022 as the Kazakhstan flag fire fighting vessel MANGYSTAU-2 homeported at Aktau. She was built for the Caspian Offshore Construction at Kazakhstan. She …

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Cruise Liner News – VIKING OCTANTIS maiden call at Port Colborne, Canada – 01.05.2022

On Sunday 1st May, 2022 the 378 passenger capacity ship VIKING OCTANTIS stopped in Port Colborne, Canada during her inaugural voyage in the Great Lakes. She is the first of two new purpose-built expedition ships from the Viking Cruise Line . She features a fleet of military pro zodiacs designed for professional use, a fleet …

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Naval News – US Navy Reveals Ships Facing Potential Decommissioning in 2023 -April 2022

The U.S. Navy released the names of the 24 ships it hopes to decommission in fiscal 2023, eight of which have reached the end of their planned service life and 16 of which would be retired early to save money on ships that the service views as not worth their rising costs. USNS JOHN LENTHALL …

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Ships from Canada – Self Discharging Bulk Carrier SAGINAW

A 69 year old lady still trading in Canada is the 1953 built self discharging bulk carrier SAGINAW. She was built at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co at Manitowoc, Wisconsin in USA as the American Steamship Company ship JOHN J.BOLAND with yard no 417. By the 1980s the ship had become among the oldest operated by American …

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Ships from Canada – Port Colborne August 2021 movements.

Port Colborne is a city in Ontario, Canada. It is located on Lake Erie, at the southern end of the Welland Canal, in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario. The original settlement, known as Gravelly Bay, dates from 1832 and was renamed after Sir John Colborne, a British war hero and the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada at the time of the opening of the (new) …

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Ships from Canada – KONECRANES 38 towed to US Navy Base – 30.05.2021

On Sunday 30th May, 2021 around 0945 hrs the 170 ton $55 million KONECRANES 38 known to local residents as THE BIG BLUE CRANE departed Manitowoc, Wisconsin towed. According to the Department of Transport (DOT), crane construction supported $55 million in revenue locally and is expected to grow $65 million annually. With plans to build …

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Ships from Canada – Canada Steamship Lines Sisters at Welland Canal – 26.12.2020

On a cold Saturday 26th December, 2020 around 2000 hrs Canada time the 1984 built Self Discharging Bulk Carrier ATLANTIC HURON passed by the 1973 built Self Discharging Bulk Carrier RT.HON. PAUL J.MARTIN whilst she was berthed at the Welland Canal. ATLANTIC HURON was built in Canada by Collingwood Shipbuilding at Collingwood as ATLANTIC HURON …

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Heavy Lift Vessels – HAPPY RIVER

One of the Happy R type that forms part of BigLift Shipping, one of the world’s leading heavy lift shipping companies is the 1997 built vessel HAPPY RIVER. Back to June 2019. She was built in the Netherlands by IHC Merwede Scheepswerf and homeported at Amsterdam, Netherlands (NLD Flag). She’s equipped with 2 strong, 400 …

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Ships from Canada – Night shipping movements at Welland Canal – 14.10.2020

Two interesting shipping movements involving Canada Steamship Lines ships happened on Wednesday 14th October, 2020 with the first one being the 225 metre self discharging bulk carrier BAIE COMEAU coming from Sarnia, Canada. She was built in China by Chengxi Shipyard at Jiangyin and homeported at Montreal, Canada (CAN Flag) with 34,402 tons deadweight. Then …

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