Top News of the Week July 15 – 20, 2013
Shipmanagement Company Leonhardt & Blumberg Hamburg, Germany reports that on July 15 2013 a cargo container caught fire onboard MV “HANSA BRANDENBURG” container ship, during her voyage from Singapore to Durban about 200 nautical miles northeast of Mauritius.
The first Triple-E has commenced its maiden voyage in Busan, South Korea. At the helm, the crew of the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller whose members have been selected among Maersk Line’s finest.
Under the leadership of ClassNK Executive Vice President Toshitomo Matsui, the ClassNK Casualty Investigation Team established in response to the 17 June 2013 casualty involving “MOL Comfort” in the Indian Ocean continues to work in close contact with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), and government authorities to determine the cause of casualty.
The world’s largest ship – Maersk Line’s first Triple-E ship named Mærsk McKinney-Møller – has commenced its maiden voyage on July 15th in Busan, South Korea.
Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has confirmed an order for a second “Breakaway Plus” cruise ship with MEYER WERFT GMBH of Papenburg, Germany for delivery in spring 2017.