New Type Bulk Carrier Enters Florida

Wednesday, May 01, 2002
The new Saga Voyager, a 29,872-gross-ton Oshiana open-type bulk carrier, recently began monthly service to Broward County’s Port Everglades. The ship delivers lumber (measured in board feet) to the South Florida seaport from Vancouver, British Columbia. Pictured is Manuel Almira on left, assistant director of Cargo Marketing for the Department of Port Everglades, welcoming Captain Timothy J. Smith. The ship was delivered in December 2001 with a Hong Kong registry. It is 199.2 mlong, 30.5 m wide and has two gantry cranes and has a maximum draft of 11.823 m.
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