Port Colborne

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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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 – 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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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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Casualties – RADCLIFFE R LATIMER disabled – 16.04.2020

On Thursday 16th April, 2020 the 1978 built Canadian flag (CAN) and owned self discharging bulk carrier RADCLIFFE R LATIMER lost propulsion at Welland Canal, Port Colborne, Canada while manoeuvring and had clutch problems since when an engine fails, the propeller stops spinning, but a neglected transmission could lock into forward or astern. She was …

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Cruise Liners – VICTORY I

VICTORY I built in 2001 by Atlantic Marine, USA is the former SAINT LAURENT trading until 2015 of which was initially owned by the company Haimark Line (subsidiary of the luxury river cruise tour operator Haimark Travel). Haimark declared bankruptcy in the end of 2015. Currently, the ship is owned by Clipper Group and chartered to Victory …

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Ships from Canada – Great Lakes Ship CUYAHOGA

The second oldest Canadian registered to date on the Great Lakes is the CUYAHOGA. she’s the sole survivor of the A1 class of Maritimers This “L6-S-A1” type (more commonly known as “Maritimer” class) steel bulk freighter was built in 1943 at an approximate cost of $1.97 million by the American Ship Building Co., Lorain, OH …

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