Canfornav Inc - Breaking News

Canfornav Inc has the following announcement:

Effective October 2018, Knud Jensen assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, Joerg Plate was appointed Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Christian Hagn was appointed Senior Vice President and Rene van den Ende retained his role as Director.

We are also pleased to announce the following changes in our various departments, recognizing our employees' new roles and responsibilities with effect from 15 April, 2019:

Chartering Department:
We welcome a new member to our Chartering department - Nikolai Jensen, who brings with him almost six (6) years of experience at Clarksons in London and New York in the handymax / handysize segment.

Christoph Held, our traveling salesman, has returned to Montreal.

Operations Department:
Errol Francis has moved up to Senior Vice President - Operations.

Niels Lorenzen has left our Chartering team and taken up the position of Vice President - Operations.

Agron Bajraktari and Jason Crooks have been promoted to Senior Operators and Yolanda Boehmer has been appointed Bunker Purchaser & Disbursement Coordinator. 

Corporate Department:
Jocelyne Bourassa has been appointed Manager, Human Resources & Administration.

Legal Department:
Sanjive Shukla has been appointed Manager, Claims & Risk Management.

Please stay tuned for our updated website -

Canfornav Sponsors Highway H2O Reception in Toronto


M/V Chestnut Makes The News

M/V Chestnut was the last vessel to call the Redpath Terminal in the Port of Toronto for the 2017 season.
Please see the video news article from City Breakfast Television here.

M/V Brant - First Saltie in Toronto - 2017

(Captain Sergii Kurash "crowned" by
Harbour Master Angus Armstrong)

Once again, Canfornav is pleased to have one of our vessels received as the first ocean going vessel to call Toronto for the 2017-2018 shipping season.  Please read the full article here.

Canfornav's Fleet Expansion Continues

Canfornav moved into the Supramax size in 2011 and 2012 with the construction and delivery of the 57,000 DWT vessels M/V Pintail and M/V Scoter. 

We are pleased to announce that our expansion into larger sizes continues with the order for two 64,000 DWT Ultramax vessels from the Zhengzhou shipyard in China.  The vessels are scheduled for delivery in the first and second quarters of 2015. 

Additionally, orders have been placed for six 36,000 DWT Handysize vessels from the Yangfan shipyard, two for delivery in the last quarter of 2013, one for the first quarter of 2014, one for the second quarter of 2014 and the remainder for the third quarter of 2014.  

The delivery of these new vessels will allow us to expand our trading patterns with a good mix of tonnage to service our customers' needs. 

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