Five international cargo ships are loading raw logs in Vancouver Island ports this week.
The Cape Moreton (Hong Kong) is loading in Kultas Cove all week.
Two sister ships from Panama, the Global Explorer and the Global Arrow, are loading logs in Nanaimo from Monday through Friday.
The Global Explorer, photographed in Nanaimo in June 2011.
The Global Arrow, photographed off California in February 2011.
The Panama-flagged Oriente Crest (photographed off Victoria in July 2011) is loading logs in Port Alberni Monday through Thursday..
No records are available for the fifth ship, the Nicoline Bulker (United Kingdom), loading logs at Crofton Monday through Wednesday.