Vale Shipping Notice

Notice to the Public

Vale Newfoundland and Labrador has issued a Shipping Notice to the Public for May 20, 2020.

The MV UMIAK 1 is scheduled to arrive at Edward’s Cove May 23, 2020 at 16:00 (4 pm).

All people in the vicinity of the ships track should exercise extreme caution.

The pontoon bridges are deployed at Taktok and Tabor Island and will be re-deployed after the ship passes.

The health, safety and well-being of our employees remains our propriety and we continue to take preventative measures to ensure your safety. As the M/V Umiak 1 arrives in and departs from port at Voisey’s Bay, we are taking every precaution for everyone’s safety in relation to COVID-19. The Captain will personally supervise the operations to ensure that his crew follow all preventative measures while our shore crew are on board. Any questions or concerns, please email

Further shipping information will be available through the Information Phone Number:
1-877-922-SHIP (7447), the Vale Shipping Information Number: 709-922-4437, or the Vale website: