Nirint Shipping has been adding new ships to its halifax service as of late.
Jan Van Gent was built by Damen shipyards Yichang China in 2009. She is a Dry cargo multi-purpose container vessel mening she can carry 686 TEU of continers or a combination of conatiners and 609.990 cbft of bulk product in 2 holds.
She sails for Holand today.
SCL Bern arrived last night under cover of darkness on the weekly Nirint Service. this is Her first trip to Halifax to my knowlege. Built in 2005, she is swiss registered, and owned by Enzian Shipmanagement. At 139m she is typical of vessels operated by Nirint.
Jan Van Gent, In Halifax for Nirint. She was built in 2009, and is owned by Wagenborg Shipping
Another First time caller to Halifax, Lieke is on charter to Nirint. She was Lieke here to load a special break bulk cargo, as she tied up away from container handling or dry bulk handling equipment.
A new Ship for Nirint? Nope, just a new name. Nirint Spirit Arrived for the first time since Aug 2010 when she was known as Nirint Pride. Its an interesting time for a renaming, since she was involved in a collision damaging her bow in 2009. (See Previous)
under her old Name:
Yesterday, in the pouring rain.
Tied up In Better Weather the Next Day.
NordBay, Inbound with Tugs.
Halifax Regular Nirint Pride was Struck and Heavily damaged (though not as badly) as MSC Nikita, at the intersection Point of The Lane Outward From Rotterdam & The Lane For South Bound Traffic.
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