May 26 – Oyster Bay

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M/V Oyster Bay is a Pacific Basin Shipping-owned geared bulk carrier with a 55,000 tonne-deadweight capacity with a safe working load (SWL) of 30 metric tonnes per each of its 4 cranes. She is fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system and is Oshima Supramax vessel built in built 2016.

The vessel loaded steel products (Beams, Pipes, plates and Pilings) at Changshu and Xingang, China and shall call Everett, Washington (USA) and New Westminster, BC Canada to discharge its cargo. She would subsequently load a full cargo of logs on and under the deck at the Port of Nanaimo and Crofton as backhaul cargo bound for Lanshan, China. Interestingly, M/V Oyster Bay’s maiden voyage was a cargo of Alumina into Kitimat, BC followed by logs from Stewart and Gold River bound for South Korea and China.

As one of Pacific Basin’s four Oshima Supramax vessels, she is among the largest loggers in the ship owner’s fleet. Additionally, these are the largest vessels that have the ability to load logs on Vancouver Island.

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