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Arkadia heads back to the Canadian Arctic

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.