New Oceanex ship arrives in St. John's

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Connaigra, a roll-on, roll-off ship, is the largest Canadian flag container

The largest Canadian flag container/roll-on, roll-off (Con/Ro) ship has arrived in St. John's from Flensburg, Germany.

Oceanex Inc. accepted delivery of the new vessel Sept. 27, following a series of successful sea trials.

The Oceanex Connaigra will stay in St. John's for a few days before sailing to Halifax to work on the Halifax service, while the Oceanex Sanderling completes a short stay in dry dock.

The new vessel will then move on to Montreal, where it will provide a fixed weekly service between the ports of Montreal and St. John’s.

Oceanex Inc., a privately owned short sea shipping company, is a leading player in the east coast transportation industry providing services between Mexico, the United States,  mainland Canada and Newfoundland.

Oceanex also provides land transportation to various points in Newfoundland from St. John’s daily.

Flensburg Shipbuilders, founded in 1872, is a leading builder of roll-on, roll-off ships in the world.

Organizations: Germany.Oceanex

Geographic location: St. John's, Flensburg, Montreal Mexico United States Canada Newfoundland

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