Saga Adventure makes maiden call at Vancouver
The Port of Vancouver, USA on Tuesday that it welcomed the “Saga Adventure” on her maiden voyage to the Washington state port.
The “Saga Adventure” is owned and operated by Saga Forest Carriers of Tonsberg, Norway, and represented locally by Merit Steamship Agency Inc. of Portland, Oregon. Launched in November, it is the first vessel in a new “Adventure Class” which will consist of nine new-buildings to be delivered from Oshima, Japan, through 2008.
A general cargo vessel, the “Saga Adventure” is 199.2 meters long and has a total 46,627 deadweight tons, with 10 holds/hatches and two traveling 42-long-ton gantry cranes. The vessel’s bow thruster is redesigned, and the vessel is compliant with environmental IMO Requirements meeting low emissions engine compliance.
In Vancouver, the “Saga Adventure” discharged cargo from Brazil at Port of Vancouver’s Terminal 3, stevedored by Marine Terminals Corp. After leaving the Port of Vancouver, the vessel will sail to New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, before proceeding on to Asia.