…mean while offshore.

 
While offshore last week I had never seen the Grand Banks so calm. They were rare days indeed and as bad luck would have it all the sea ice and icebergs had blown east by the time we got there. Well, bad luck for a photographer looking for some dramatic photos of icebergs and oil rigs but a welcome relief for the oilfield operators who had to deal with it disrupting business. I was lucky enough to get this rare shot of all the ships together at the Terra Nova site. The Terra Nova FPSO, the tanker, Vinland, and the attendant supply vessels Atlantic Hawk and the Burin Sea. Thanks to the crew of the Atlantic Eagle for being the shooting platform …that didn't move that much …REALLY! Photo by Greg Locke © 2008

One Comment

  1. Anonymous May 11, 2008 at 18:03 #

    Awesome shot. This truly shows the impact that the oil is having on the Newfoundland and Labrador economy. To see this much activity in one place because of the oil is amazing. There's so much activity taking place in the business community in Newfoundland and Labrador, there's no wonder there is such an impact on our economy. Newfoundland and Labrador Business has a tremendous opportunity in the future, it is definitely exciting times.