Straight Area Shipping News is reporting a source has indicated the bulker Pioneer is headed for the scrapers in Turkey.
A Self Discharging Bulk Carrier, Pioneer frequents National Gypsum. She was built in 1981 as Canadian Pioneer, and was renamed in 1988. She is operated as part of the Canada Steam Ship Lines International (CSLI ) fleet.
With new trillium class vessels joining the fleet, older vessels will be replaced.