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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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