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Algoma orders first new Equinox 2.O Class vessel

   St Catharines, ON – Algoma Central Corporation announced today that it has entered into a contract with Yangzijiang Shipyard in Taicang City, China to build a new Seaway-Max self-unloading vessel for its domestic dry-bulk fleet. The as-yet unnamed vessel will be the first of the new Equinox 2.0 Class, a design that builds on …

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Algoma Central Corporation takes delivery of the Captain Henry Jackman

  St. Catharines, Ontario — Algoma Central Corporation, a leading supplier of marine transportation services, today announced that it has taken delivery of the Captain Henry Jackman, the fifth Equinox Class gearless dry-bulk carrier and the tenth Equinox Class vessel to join the fleet. The ship is expected to begin her voyage to Canada from …

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Algoma Central takes delivery of Algoma Intrepid from Croatia shipyard

Algoma Intrepid undergoing sea trials. Photo Algoma Central Corp ST. CATHARINES, ON – Algoma Central Corporation, which operates the largest fleet of liquid and dry bulk vessels on the Great Lakes- St. Lawrence waterway, today announced that it has taken delivery of the Algoma Intrepid, the second Equinox 650’ Class self-unloading dry-bulk carrier, and the …

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Croatian shipyard delivers vessel to Algoma Central Corporation after a long delay

ZAGREB (Croatia) – Croatia’s 3. Maj shipyard said today that it delivered a self-unloading bulk carrier to Canadian marine transportation services provider Algoma Central Corporation, reported SeeNews. The vessel is 198.3 metres long, 23.8 metres wide, can carry up to 31,132 tonnes of cargo, and has an engine output of 7,100 kW, 3. Maj said in a filing to …

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Canadian vessels lower flags to honour shipping giant Jack Leitch

Canadian vessels lowered their flags to half-mast yesterday to honour John “Jack” D. Leitch, a long-time pillar of the Great Lakes marine transportation community, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 99. Ships from Algoma Central Corporation, who purchased Upper Lakes Shipping from Mr. Leitch in 2011, along with other Canadian fleets participated in …

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NovaAlgoma Short Sea Carriers takes delivery of mini-bulker from Chinese shipyard

Lugano, Switzerland – NovaAlgoma Short Sea Carriers (NASC), a joint venture of Algoma Central Corporation and Nova Marine Holdings SA, today announced they have taken delivery of the Sider Buffalo, a 6,800 deadweight mini-bulker from the Ningbo Xinle Shipyard  in China. The Sider Buffalo is the first of six new-build mini-bulkers to be delivered by the shipyard …

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