Top News of the Week March 4 – 9, 2013
BEKS general manager said to Turkish media that the collision between Turkish bulker Beks Halil (the larger ship) and what is believed to be a Vietnamese cargo ship, took place on March 1st in the Singapore Strait.
The first Triple-E class vessel was launched at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Okpo Shipyard on February 27, 2013. The vessel will be named Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller after the late shipping magnate and currently, it is the world’s largest vessel.
Holland Shipyards has commenced conversion work on two ships owned by Chevalier Floatels, The Motorship informs.
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, was called on to act as agent for the arrival of the first giant cranes at the UK’s new global container port, DP World’s London Gateway.
On February 28, the Christening ceremony of 13,386-TEU container ship MV. COSCO BELGIUM was grandly held at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co.,Ltd (NACKS).