Thursday, March 10, 2011

Maintainer I up for maintenance

The Halifax Port Corporation's jack of all trades workboat Maintainer I was hauled out this week for refit at pier 29. The boat does a variety of chores related to maintaining the port's fendering system, and chases around picking up harbour flotsam, such as deadheads and other hazards.

After a busy winter, it is time for a cleanup, shave and haircut before the summer season starts.

The boat was built in 1995 by A.F.Theriault & Son Ltd of Meteghan River, NS. It has a 210 bhp engine, a deck crane and towing bit.

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