CSL Welcomes Two New Trillium Class Lakers, the M.V. Whitefish Bay and the M.V. Thunder Bay

Monday, July 22, 2013

Canada Steamship Lines is proud to announce the arrival of the second and third Trillium Class self-unloading Lakers in its Great Lakes fleet.

On July 21, 2013, the MV Thunder Bay anchored in the Port of Montreal, completing her maiden voyage that began on May 29, 2013. She was preceded by the MV Whitefish Bay, which set sail for Montreal on May 16 and arrived in Montreal on July 9th. Both vessels began their maiden voyages in Jiangyin, China.

The Thunder Bay and the Whitefish Bay join the award winning Baie St. Paul, and will soon welcome the fourth and final Trillium Class Laker, the Baie Comeau. Two new bulk carriers will also join the Canada Steamship Lines fleet in 2013-2014.

CSL’s Trillium Class vessels are currently the most advanced self-unloading ships in the world. Equipped to meet the evolving business needs and high environmental standards of customers, CSL’s next -generation vessels feature the latest engine technology and hull design to increase fuel efficiency and decrease air emissions as well as state-of-the-art cargo handling systems to minimize dust and cargo residue.

For more information visit our Fleet Renewal page or read our Trillium Class Laker brochure.