Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Although its only a small town

Nelson sure seems to have its fair share…..

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….of what you might term the “heavy movers” of the shipping world.

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The large car carriers like the one photo’ed above actually have a dual mission when they come to Port Nelson.

Number one, they deliver used/second hand Japanese motor vehicles directly to Nelson (supposedly for shipment to the rest of the Top of the South) but just as importantly they then load up with Nelson produce…..

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in this case stuff that comes from here……..back to Japan goes a big boat load of MDF timber from Nelson Pine Industries out at Richmond.