Global Short-Sea Shipping

Algoma Central leverages it’s experience in short-sea shipping beyond the Great Lakes to the global marketplace through strategic partnerships.


Two joint ventures between Algoma Central Corporation (Algoma) and Nova Marine Holdings Limited (Nova), the parent company of Nova Marine Carriers are NovaAlgoma Short-Sea Carriers and NovaAlgoma Cement Carriers.

NovaAlgoma Cement Carriers

In January of 2016, Nova and Algoma created NovaAlgoma Cement Carriers, or NACC, a joint venture focused on pneumatic cement carrying freighters and servicing global manufacturers of cement products. Since its beginning with a fleet of three vessels in operation, NACC has grown to a fleet of nine operating vessels with three more under construction or in the planning stage.

NovaAlgoma Short-Sea Carriers

In October 2016, a second joint venture NovaAlgoma Short-Sea Carriers, or NASC, was created to focus on short-sea dry-bulk shipping for global markets. NASC operates a fleet of approximately 70 bulker vessels with capacities up to 15,000 dwt in markets world-wide. The fleet comprises owned ships, chartered vessels, and vessels under third party management contracts.

NOVAALGOMA CEMENT CARRIERS

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The focus of NACC is pneumatic cement carrying freighters and servicing global manufacturers of cement products.

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NOVAALGOMA SHORT-SEA CARRIERS

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The focus of NASC is on short-sea dry-bulk shipping for global markets.

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