BBC Venezuela

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BBC Venezuela was built in 1999, is 328 feet long and flies the flag of Antigua

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Previous names:
Fockeburg: 1999-2000
Global Africa: 2000-2001
BBC Venezuela: 2001-2010
Tracy Scan: 2010-2011
Fockeburg: 2011-2012
San Miguel: 2012-2014
Industrial Ace: 2014-
 

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Through the 2010 season, the BBC Venezuela had made only one trip to Duluth-Superior, that being in June, 2005 when she loaded bentonite at the Hallett Dock in West Duluth.
The BBC ships are managed by BBC Chartering & Logistics of Leer, Germany. The names of many ships in their fleet start with BBC. Others beside Venezuela are: Africa, Alabama, Asia, California, Denmark, Europe, Peru, North American and many more. I am sure it helps to get business in Peru if you send a ship there call the BBC Peru. It takes a little nerve, in my opinion, to name your ship after a whole continent, or even a whole state for that matter. They have them all covered, though. All, that is, except Duluth. Picture above taken Saturday, June 4, 2005

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