Saturday, April 16, 2011


Hapag-Lloyds containership DRESDEN EXPRESS arriving in the Bedford Basin on a foggy 14th April 2011. She is very lightly loaded, a sign of the downturned World Economy!
Tugs assist with turning and berthing.The ACL Ro-Ro/Containerships are among the few capable of doing these manouevers themselves,sans tugs.
Backing down to berth. Dresden Express was built in 1991. GRT 53,833 tons. Container capacity 4,639TEU. Vessel operates on the PAX ,or Pacific Atlantic Route via Panama (Asia ,N.America East and West and Northern Europe.).The ships on this service call at Halifax on both East and West Atlantic crossings. Registered/owned in Germany with Call Sign DHDE. IMO No.8902533.

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