it is perhaps ironic, that a few weeks after we find one of Sir John Franklin’s ships, lost while searching for the northwest passage, that the ice class bulk carrier Nunavik is sailing the route to reach China.
They are offering daily progress updates on their website at http://www.fednav.com/en/voyage-nunavik.
A new build for Fednav, She was built to serve northern nickle mines with out the need for icebreaker assistance. She put into Halifax on her delivery voyage. Fednav also runs the umiak 1, which was due to operate out of Halifax once the new concentrator in Newfoundland is built.