Spotted: MT Acadian First Ship at Rebuilt Irving Terminal

Image Courtesy: Vroon
Image Courtesy: Vroon

In today’s spotted we present you MT Acadian, a product/chemical tanker owned by Dutch shipping company Vroon, which has been the inaugurating ship at the rebuilt Irving terminal in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.  

Having been deactivated in 2002, Irving Oil’s Halifax marine terminal was reopened on October 20, 2016. The USD 80 million project was completed in 18 months.

The facility now enables the storage and distribution of gasoline, diesel, home heating oil, marine transportation fuel, and jet fuel.

The vessel, featuring a length of 182.5 meters and a width of 27.3 meters, was part of the reopening ceremony.

“It’s exciting to see the Acadian alongside the jetty today – it will be just one of a fleet of ships regularly calling here, making this terminal an integral hub for serving the energy needs of Nova Scotia,” Mark Sherman, Irving Oil’s Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, said.

The 37,515 dwt Acadian, built in 2005 at South Korean Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, is one of the company’s 11 product/chemical tankers.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Jul 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Global Liner Shipping Asia Conference

Fight. Survive. Thrive. Respond to challenges of consolidation & disruption at the largest gathering of container shipping industry in Asia…

read more >

Bunkering Week 2017

IBC’s biennial Bunkering Week is back with its successful series of 3 co-located events: 8th Bunkering in Asia, 4th LNG Bunkering and EMTECH: Ship Emissions Technology Conference. With a proven track record of bringing together top decision makers from various industry sectors, this remains the go to event for ship owners, fuel suppliers, traders and […]

read more >

Indonesia Marine & Offshore Expo (IMOX) 2017

Indonesia Marine & Offshore Expo (IMOX) 2017, Batamis an international maritime and offshore industrial event that brings an international…

read more >

Salvage & Wreck Asia

Could your business be affected by shipwreck? Are you a salvage professional or a wreck removal expert? …

read more >