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Suezmax Crude Carrier Cap Georges

The Suezmax Crude Carrier Cap Georges arrived this afternoon in ballast for pier 27/28. This suggests she is here for some repairs, Likely caused by ice, as her previous port was the Ultramar refinery in Levis PQ.

She was built by Samung in Geoje, South Korea in 1998, and Works for Euronav under the Greek flag. She is 274m Long, and comes in at 146,652DWT. She operates on the spot market, basically carrying crude from sellers to buyers once purchased.

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Halifax Shipping News began in 2008 as a blog called The Armchair Captain. The idea behind it came when I would become curious about the comings and goings in the harbour, and research to find their source. I figured if I was wondering, others would be as well, and so I would blog about them. 5+ years later, here we are. This blog is written by Peter Ziobrowski. Peter is a Senior IT System Architect, and holds a BA in the History & Theory of Architecture,as well as diplomas in Computer System Technology and Information System Security. His personal site can be found at http://www.ziobrowski.net. Peter is available for media interviews on local Maritime issues. He also holds a large collection of photos of shipping subjects from Halifax suitable for publication. You can contact him directly via email at peter@halifaxshippingnews.ca.


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