M/V Africaborg departed the Port of Quebec February 4 in support
of the international relief effort in Haiti. The 17,323 dwt
multi-purpose dry cargo carrier was chartered by the Canadian Armed
Forces to carry machinery and equipment supplies to troops posted
in Jacmel, Haiti from the Valcartier military base north of Quebec
City The ship docked in Quebec on February 2 and departed 48 hours
later for the port of Barahona in the Dominican Republic. Barahona
is serving a staging port for material destined for rescue and
reconstruction operations in Haiti.
An earlier shipment of Haiti-bound shipment of military vehicles and equipment left Quebec on January 22 aboard the MV Wloclawek. Both cargoes were loaded at wharf 10 in the Anse au Foulon sector of the Port of Quebec.
M/V Africaborg at Québec's Pier 10 loading military equipment bound for Canadian forces stationed in Haiti
Photos Siep Willemsen, cargo superintendent Wagenborg Shipping B.V.
Source: Quebec Port Authority