Top News of the Week 19th – 23rd of May
Atlantic Towing Limited (ATL) has secured a new ten (10)-year firm contract, plus a total of 15 years of options with ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) for four new state-of-the art Platform Supply Vessels operating out of St John’s, NL.
COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co., Ltd (COSCO Nantong), has delivered a pipelay heavy lift vessel, “SapuraKencana 3500″, to its Asian buyer.
ALE has achieved another world record with the load-out of the 47,830t Arkutun Dagi topside. This weight, which was the combination of the 42,695t topside positioned on a 5,135t load-out support frame is the heaviest to be loaded-out in the world.
The US Coast Guard is continuing the search for four British sailors approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Britain’s biggest warship is now Britain’s tallest warship as HMS Queen Elizabeth reaches her maximum height with the addition of her final mast.
World Maritime News Staff, May 25, 2014