Arriving in Montreal this week for her first trip on the Great Lakes/Seaway was the MV Verila. Launched in June 2022, the MV Verila is the 4th from the series of eight 32,150 tonne bulk carriers contracted by Navigation Maritime Bulgare, and built at the Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co.
She is the third vessel in Navibulgar history to be name Verila. The first m/v Verila (ІМО 7016711) was built in “Georgi Dimitrov” Shipyrad in Varna. She was serving in Navibulgar fleet from 1969 to 2003. On May 11, 2007, the flag of the second m/v Verila (IMO 9136931) was raised in the port of Algeciras. She was serving in Navibulgar fleet till 2018.