June 9 – Powan

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M/V Powan, owned by Swire Bulk, is a P-class bulk carrier built in 2016 at China’s Ouhua SB Shipyard in Zhejiang. The vessel is a geared handysize logger/bulk carrier with 4 cranes, each with a safe working load (SWL) of 36 tonnes.

M/V Powan is currently deployed on spot/tramp terms wherein she loads/discharges where business opportunities take her. The last few ports of call have been in S. Korea and Australia, where she loaded cargo and most recently discharged steel cargo in Squamish, British Columbia. The vessel is currently in Longview, Washington.

Interestingly, Swire Bulk owns 18 logger vessels which are employed all over the world, and frequently call at British Columbia Ports. Keep an eye out and you may see them in port. They are identified by red and black colour coordination, as well as the Swire flags located at the bow between the two anchors or on the funnel at the stern.

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