The Canadian flag tanker Kitikmeot W. arrived in Halifax this morning (December 2) from Matane, QC and tied up at Pier 9C.
Built in 2010 in Turkey by Icdas Celik Enerji Tersane ve Ulasim Sanagi to its own account as Icdas-09 it is a 13,097 gt, 19,983 dwt ice class chemical/product carrier. Coastal Shipping Ltd of Goose Bay, NL, part of the Woodward Group, acquired the ship and its sister Icdas-11 in 2018. (It became Qikiqtaaluk W. and was here November 21-22 [qv]).
After a summer working in the far north Kitikmeot W. is likely to be flagged out for the winter. It has been re-registered in the Marshall Islands from roughly December to the following May or June in 2019-20 and 2020-21 when it has returned to Canadian registration.