Arkadia heads back to the Canadian Arctic

ESL Shipping 10.08.2017

ESL Shipping has renewed its contract to transport iron ore from Baffin Island, Canada to Bremen, Germany on its supramax vessel Arkadia. The vessel departed Bremen yesterday and is now sailing towards Baffin Bay, fully fitted to meet the Arctic waters.

Baffinland Iron Mines, the Mary River Project is located on the north coast of Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. Milne Inlet area is navigable only a short period during the summer months between mid-July and early October when the area is not covered by ice.

ESL Shipping

ESL Shipping Ltd is the leading carrier of dry bulk cargoes in the Baltic region. Our main clients are the power generation, steel and chemical industries to whom we carry raw materials such as coal, iron ore and limestone. ESL Shipping Ltd has been in business close to 70 years and is a subsidiary of Aspo Plc

M/S Arkadia, Supramax, Canadian Arctic, Arctic areas, Fleet