Friday, 22 March 2019 13:31

Mar 22 - Tranquil Ace

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The vehicle carrier, Tranquil Ace, was the first ship to arrive at the new Vehicle Processing Centre (VPC) at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf in the Port of Nanaimo. 

Owner         Prosper World Marine Co. Ltd.
Flag            Cayman Island
Built            2009
GT              58,939
DWT          18,840
Capacity     6,233 cars

The new VPC is a partnership between the Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA), Western Stevedoring (Western) and their affiliate organization, the Auto Division of SSA Marine (SSA) to develop and operate a multipurpose break bulk terminal with an initial focus on European automobile import and processing.  The official ceremony for the VPC will be held on March 29th with the arrival of the second carrier, Wisdom Ace.   Thanks to Montship for providing the photo for this week’s Ship of the Week.

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