ARCHIVE 2009


PCS took in another shipment
The Louisiana fertiliser company PCS has this week-end received a huge shipload of phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara. A smaller shipment to Colombia took place last month.
Published: 14.10 - 2009 22:38Printer version    
Vessel Full Spring (IMO number 9064451) arrived 9 October 2009 New Orleans with phosphate from occupied Western Sahara, arriving at PCS Nitrogen dock.  On 12 October 2009, she was still in Baton Rouge, discharging the cargo. Full City is Hong Kong flagged, and owned by the shipping company Cosco HK. Cosco has previously also done a number of similar shipments from Western Sahara.  

Full Spring is a large dry-bulk carrier, with a cargo capacity of over 60.000 tonnes of phosphates. PCS is the largest single phosphate importer from Western Sahara.


Last month, a somewhat smaller shipment was done to the Colombian importer Monomeros.

The Thai flagged carrier Dusita Naree (IMO number 9127071) arrived 7 september 2009 Baranquilla, Colombia, with 15225 tonnes of phosphates from El Aaiun. Dusita Naree is managed/owned by Precious Shipping, Thailand.

    

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