Fritz Reuter Sits at pier 42 last night. Running for Melfi lines to Cuba, working the cargo was stopped for the evening, and resumed this morning. Shes expected to sail for Cuba today around noon.
Today’s one arrival Primus at pier 42. She is due to sail this afternoon.
Macao Straight for Melfi, waiting for pier 41.
The General Cargo Ship Macco Straight, running for Melfi, arrived a day early today from Lisbon Portugal. She is scheduled to tie up at pier 41/42 tomorrow. Those piers are currently occupied by ZIM Constanza and Ernest Hemingway, so she will spend the day at anchor in the Inner harbour.
The Parade of new vessels for Melfi continues with a first call for Macao Straight. Built in 2008, she is part of the Rehder Reederei fleet, which seems to supply the majority of vessels used on Melfi’s route.
Macao Straight arrived yesterday afternoon and tied up at pier 41, using 2 tugs to turn due to the wind. She no departure listed as of yet.
The Parade of vessels for Melfi continues, with the Ocean Emerald arriving yesterday. As of this morning, Cargo operations appear to have ended, so she is likely waiting out weather.
Melfi seems to run a parade of vessels, some vessels being stable on rotation, and others switching out every trip. Ships Jan S and Fritz Reuter seem to be the most stable, with the other 2 vessels floating.
Yesterday brought the weekly stop for Melfi lines, with the “Jan S”. Melfi is currently running 3 vessels to Halifax – Jan S, Fritz Reuter, and Amanda. Melfi has suffered some vessel turnover in the last year, with 3 vessels going to scrap.
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The container ship FRITZ REUTER Arrived on the 27th for Melfi lines. She is running as a replacement for the Michael A. It is unclear if this is a permenant change or if the Michael A will return to the route.
The ship was built in 2006 and is named for a German novelist who died in 1874.
another new Vessel for Melfi Lines is Amanda. She is on Charter to Melfi, and is owned by the United Africa Feeder Lines. Built in 2000, she carries 1730TEU
The Michel A Arrived around 12:30. She is one of the new vessels covering Melfi’s Service, Replacing the Renate Schulte. She has been on the capture list for a while, and today schedules worked out.