Northern Venture - Monrovia, Liberia

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The 1995-built, 68,400-dwt, 36,400-grt, iron ore strengthened bulk carrier Northern Venture is seen in this photograph while she was lying at anchor at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on August 2nd, 1999.

She was built in Sasebo, Japan by the Sasebo Heavy Industries Company Ltd. as Northern Venture. She sailed as such until July of 2001 when she was sold and renamed Xinxing Hai by COSCO, China. When this picture was added to the archives in September of 2002 she was still listed as operational as Xinxing Hai.

Information courtesy Marine News (The World Ship Society), Lloyds Registers and the Fairplay Internet Ship Register

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