Top News of the Week August 26 – September 1, 2013

Top News of the Week August 26 – September 1, 2013

DSME Enters USD 422 Million Worth Shipbuilding Contract

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME) announced today in its regulatory filing that the company has secured an order worth KRW 470.3 billion (approx. USD 422. 3 million) for the construction of three container carriers.

Fire in Two Containers Aboard ‘Maersk Kampala’ Still Burning

Maersk Line reported that the fire is still burning in two containers in the foremost bays on the Maersk Kampala’s deck.

Costa Concordia Salvage Operation Makes Progress (Italy)

Another important step towards the parbuckling operation has been successfully completed. The Salvors finished the process of positioning and installment of the two blister tanks on the wreck’s bow.

World’s Largest Ship Arrives in Sweden

Following a short trip across the Kattegat, the North Sea bay separating Denmark and Sweden, the world’s first 18,000 TEU capacity vessel, the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, arrived in Gothenburg, Sweden where APM Terminals Gothenburg achieved a productivity level of 34 moves per hour (MPH) using four cranes as 623 containers were discharged and 981 loaded.

SWS Offshore Starts Cooperation with DNV

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore Co., Ltd. (SWS Offshore) held on August 8 the Classification Contract Signing Ceremony of 2+2 PSVs, being built for Pacific Radiance, that indicated that the cooperation between SWS Offshore and DNV officially started.





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