Top News of the Week October 21 – 26, 2013

Top News of the Week October 21 – 26, 2013

Qatar: Nakilat Damen Shipyards Signs Newbuild Orders

Qatar’s premier marine company Nakilat has secured vessel building and operations contracts for the Port of Ras Laffan via its joint ventures, shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) and towage operator Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller (NSW).

AIDA Cruises Presents Its New Flag Ship

The new flag ship of AIDA Cruises will be christened in 2015 with the name AIDAprima. AIDA Cruises is the first cruise line to have a ship setting sail from a German port all year round. Starting on June 20, 2015, Hamburg will be the departure and arrival point for AIDAprima on its seven-day round-trip voyages visiting the metropolises of Western Europe.

Discovery Channel About to Broadcast First Episode of Triple-E Documentary Series

The first episode of Discovery Channel’s 6-episode TV series about Maersk Line’s Triple-E vessel will be broadcast in Denmark on Thursday 24 October on the Discovery Channel.

VIDEO: Prelude FLNG Project Takes Giant Step Forward

It’s the moment of truth for the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas facility in Geoje, South Korea.

COSCO Signs ‘Queen Elizabeth 2′ Refurbishment Contract

On October 15, COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard, a subsidiary of the COSCO Shipyard Group, and QE2 Holdings Ltd, entered into a contract for the refurbishment of the legendary cruise ship Queen Elizabeth 2 into a luxury five-star floating hotel.

 

 

 

 

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