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Saturday Arrivals

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Maersk Penang made the weekly stop today at Pier 41. NYK Demeter Tied up at Fairview Cove. Both arrived for 8am. Maersk Penang sailed mid afternoon, with NYK Demeter sailing in he early evening.

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Serenity Ace tied up at autoport for 5pm. Cap Lara spent the day at anchorage 1, awaiting CFIA Moth inspection. The first vessel of the ear to stop for this. She arrived for 9.

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Also making appearances today were the tanker Citrine, who anchored in the basin, Atlantic Huron for National gypsum at 8am, and CSL Metis, who anchored, and will take Atlantic Hurons place at Nation Gypsum.

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Container Line Shakeup

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Several Pieces of News have occurred recently with Container lines. How they will affect Halifax is yet to be seen.

  1. CMA-CGM purchased APL, and announced APL’s withdrawal form the G6 Alliance in 2017. G6 Currently calls in Halifax, with APL vessels in the Rotation. CMA-CGM also Calls as part of the Oceans 3 Alliance.
  2. Hapag Lloyd and UASC are in Merger talks. Hapag Llyod has been a long Caller in Halifax and is a member of the G6 Alliance. UASC are members of the Oceans 3 Alliance with CMA-CGM
  3. G6 has announced a new service, from Asia to the US East Coast via the new expanded Panama Canal.
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Short Stop for Atlantic RO-RO

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The Warnow StarĀ  Arrived late Friday afternoon from Antwerp, tied up at Fairview cove, and worked Saturday morning, before sailing for Houston.

Built in 2010, the ship is owned and managed by german firms, but is chartered to the Russian Atlantic RO-RO.

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Meta for ACL

The 2001 built 2732teu Meta made her second call in Halifax for ACL. Her first was March 6 on her Westbound Leg. She Sailed last night for Liverpool.

ACL is using Conventional Containerships to bridge the Gap between the Retirement of the G3 vessels and the service entry of the New G4 vessels.