A Late Arrival tonight, Jona tied up at pier 41 just after 7pm. Jona is actually running for Melfi Lines, despite carring CMA-CGM branding. Jona arrived from Lisbon and is due at Mariel Cuba on August 1st.
The ship carries 3 x 45Ton cranes, and is rated for 1853teu. She was built in Ningbo, China, and entered service in 2007 as CMA-CGM Togo.
Jona is among recent charters, joining the Melfi service in December 2017. Catharina Schulte has canceled her August 06 Call, Making August 21st Maiden call of Julius-s the next stop for the usually bi-weekly Melfi service.
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.
Primus mad a stop for Melfi lines this morning. Launched in 1997 by Gdynia Shipyard in Poland, she is owned and managed by Hansa shipping of Germany. Built as Sea Parana, She has spent most of her life on multi year charters.
Today’s one arrival Primus at pier 42. She is due to sail this afternoon.
Macao Straight for Melfi, waiting for pier 41.
Vera D Tied up at pier 42 today awaiting her turn. Built in 2004, she is flagged in Portugal .
The smaller pair of cranes are out of the way at the end of the pier so she may be waiting for Maersk Palermo to finish.
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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