Northern Reaches – Atlantic Towing Crews Ready for Arctic Conditions

June 30, 2020 – Two Atlantic Towing coastal tugs – the Atlantic Elm and Atlantic Beech – recently set sail for Baker Lake, Nunavut, where they will spend several months ferrying critical supplies to the Canadian territory’s sole inland community. A Decade Delivering Critical Supplies Each summer, the ice-choked sea passages to Canada’s North clear for approximately four months. During this brief window, it becomes possible to resupply a number of First Nation and Inuit communities by ship. Yet, the community of Baker Lake faces a unique challenge: As Nunavut’s…

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