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Atlantic Towing Crews Embark on Arctic Supply Run

Monday, July 09, 2018

SAINT JOHN, NB - - Atlantic Towing Limited has deployed two tugboats, the Atlantic Elm and Atlantic Beech, to Baker Lake, Nunavut. These vessels, and their crews, will assist in a northern supply mission headed by Quebec-based maritime transport firm, Groupe Desgagnés. The tugs departed Saint John NB on June 25th, and are currently sailing north through Hudson Bay with two barges, the Atlantic Sea Lion and Atlantic Marlin, in tow. They will spend the next four months delivering critical supplies to the Baker Lake community and two nearby mining operations.