Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Headed south

Activities in Canada's north are winding down for the year, which means that several tugs are returning to the south.


Svitzer Canada's two tugs Svitzer Nerthus and Svitzer Njal were reported arriving in Mulgrave October 23 and cleared this morning bound for Bermuda. Since July they had been working at Milne Inlet on the north side of Baffin Island assisting Fednav ships to load iron ore.


As Irving Elm, the tyug is hauled on the slip at the now deunct Stenpro shipyard in Liverpool, NS.
 
Atlantic Towing Ltd's Atlantic Elm and Atlantic Beech were reported off Nova Scotia October 24, heading for Saint John. They had been working in Rankin Inlet all summer, assisting Desgagn├ęs ships as they delivered cargo to lighterage barges.


Atlantic Beech doing some shiphandling work with an autocarrier in Halifax in 2005.

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