Design Team Formed
Contract with Ship Designer, Delta Martin
Worldwide RFQ Issued
Import Duty Tariff Revoked
Contract Signing Nantong Mingde Shipyard
Contract becomes effective, Nantong Mingde Shipyard
Algoma Purchases Upper Lakes Fleet
Algoma Equinox steel cutting
Algoma increases it's newbuild order from 4 to 6
Keel – laying first vessel
Launching first vessel
Construction continues on the third Equinox Class vessel with the fabrication and installation of cargo bulkheads
Algoma Equinox set sail from the Nantong Mingde Heavy Industries shipyard in Nantong, China on her way to Canada.
Algoma Equinox arrives in Canada to join the dry-bulk domestic fleet servicing the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River and the Canadian East coast.
The official naming ceremony of Algoma's first Equinox Class vessel took place at the Nantong Mingde shipyard in Nantong, Jiangsu, China on April 7, 2013.
The Algoma Equinox passes sea trials with flying colours. Preparations are made for her maiden voyage across the Pacific to join the Algoma fleet.
Following the Pacific crossing, Algoma Equinox begins to transit the Panama Canal.
The Algoma Equinox departs Port Cartier, Quebec with her first cargo, marking her entrance to Algoma Central Corporation's new chapter in Canadian Great Lakes shipping.
The shipyard works diligently on another Equinox Class vessel.
The Algoma Harvester receives provisions, fuel and final inspections prior to her voyage home.
The second Equinox Class vessel, Algoma Harvester loads her first cargo in Port Cartier, Quebec.
The second Equinox Class vessel, Algoma Harvester, successfully completes her Sea Trials.
With the hoisting of the Canadian flag, Algoma Harvester commences her delivery voyage to join her fleet in the Great Lakes.