A Look Back at Last Week’s Top Stories (Feb 18 – Feb 23, 2013)

A Look Back at Last Week’s Top Stories (Feb 18 – Feb 23, 2013)

UAE: Lamprell Marks the Completion of Windcarrier 2 ‘Bold Tern’

Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables industry, has announced the successful completion of construction of the wind turbine installation vessel, Windcarrier 2 “Bold Tern”. Having resolved all outstanding commercial issues, Lamprell has made delivery of the vessel to the client, Fred Olsen.

VIDEO: Turkey’s First Indigenously Built Research Vessel Hits the Water

The first ever research vessel built in Turkey named RV ‘TUBITAK Marmara’, was launched on Sunday, Feb. 17th, in Istanbul. The vessel, 41.2 meters long and 9.5 meters wide, was designed by Soyaslan Marine, indigenously developed and built at the Çeksan Shipyard in Tuzla, Istanbul.

South Korea: New Mega Vessel ‘OOCL Brussels’ Damaged During Tests

Orient Overseas Container Lines’ (OOCL) new container ship, the 13,208-teu OOCL Brussels, was damaged during recent engine tests at Samsung Heavy Industries Geoje Island Shipyard in Korea.

Norway: New Purpose Built IMR Vessel for DeepOcean

DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group, has been awarded the single largest contract in the history of the company since it was founded in 1999. The contract includes delivery of a purpose built vessel for subsea IMR services as well as onshore project management and engineering services.

New LeaderSHIP 2020 Strategy – Future of Shipbuilding in Europe

The new LeaderSHIP 2020 strategy to increase the competitiveness of European maritime technology was presented by Vice President of the European Commission responsible for enterprise and industry policy Antonio Tajani, together with SEA Europe, the European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association.


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