First vessel ever from China to Sweden via Northwest Passage

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The general cargo ship YONG SHENG is the first merchant vessel ever making a direct call from China to Varberg on the Swedish West coast via the Northwest Passage.

Image: Krijn Hamelink

The 14357-GT vessel left Jiang Yin on July 22nd and is expected to arrive in Varberg around August 16th. In the Swedish port of Varberg, the vessel is discharging wind Towers.

YONG SHENG is Hong-Kong flagged general cargo ship, built 2002 in DAMEN SHIPYARD GALATZ in Romania. The ship is owned and managed by the Chinese shipping company COSCOL HK INVESTMENT.