Baie Comeau welcomes Alaskaborg as first ship in 2022
27 January 2022

Baie Comeau welcomes Alaskaborg as first ship in 2022

On January 26, the Baie-Comeau Port Corporation officially welcomed the MV Alaskaborg and her captain, Mr. Alexander Vavilin, who came to deliver 14,500 metric tons of anodes for Baie-Comeau.

The Alaskaborg is the year 2022 first ship to dock at the multi-user terminal in Baie-Comeau. It came from the Far East and will continue on her way to the port of Rotterdam after being loaded with crushed anodes.

For this occasion, the Baie-Comeau Port Corporation gave Captain Vavilin and his crew members few local products that they are particularly proud of.

Recently, Transport Canada has officially transferred the Baie-Comeau port facilities to the Baie-Comeau Port Corporation. This transfer puts control of the port facilities directly into the hands of the community, which will support the local economy and contribute to job creation and development opportunities that will benefit local businesses, port facility users, and the entire region.

The Baie-Comeau port facilities are located on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence, near the mouth of the Manicouagan River. The Port of Baie-Comeau ships industrial products manufactured in the region around the world. The Port of Baie-Comeau accommodates the transhipment of cargo such as aluminum in raw form, salt, sodium chloride and various other goods. The Port of Baie-Comeau is open to navigation year-round, enabling the transhipment of more than 525,000 tons of cargo on average every year.

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