The tanker arrived off Halifax yesterday at the height of a winter storm, and as there was no safe anchorage position outside the harbour, it put back out to sea. The pilot boat was off station due to severe conditions, and no ships arrived or departed. The ferries ran all day, but there was no other traffic in the harbour.
Verige was built in 2010 by 3 Maj Brodogradiliste, in Rijeka, Croatia and flies the Croatian flag. Operators are Uljanik Ship Management of Pula, Croatia. It measures 30,638 grt, 52,606 deadweight and is at the upper end of the range of Handysize products tankers.