Top News of the Week July 8 – 13, 2013
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) reported that the fore part of the containership MOL COMFORT sank in the high seas of the Indian Ocean at 19:00 UTC on July 10 (04:00 on July 11 JST).
EU Naval Force can confirm that the Malaysian flagged Motor Vessel MV Albedo, held by armed pirates at an anchorage close to the Somali Coast, has sunk in rough seas.
Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, the first Triple-E containership and the largest ship in the world, which was built at a South Korean shipyard, made a port call to Vostochny Seaport on July 06, 2013, in order to perform bunkering and cargo handling.
Bergen Group Fosen completed the delivery of MV “Stavangerfjord” to the shipping company Fjord Line today. The handover is in accordance with the revised schedule communicated on 16 May this year.
Subsea 7 S.A. announced the award of three contracts from Petrobras with a combined value (at the time of contract signature) of approximately US$1.6 billion for the construction and operation of three new-build flexible pipe-lay support vessels (PLSVs).