Top News of the Week of Feb 25 – Mar 2, 2013

Top News of the Week of Feb 25 – Mar 2, 2013

Fairmount Tug Delivers Emma Maersk to Repair Yard in Palermo, Sicily

Super tug Fairmount Alpine has delivered the container vessel Emma Maersk, one of the largest container carriers of its kind, at Fincantieri’s repair yard in Palermo, Sicily.

Blue Star Line’s Chairman Unveils Design Plans for Titanic II

More than a 100 years since RMS Titanic was due to berth in the United States on its grand maiden voyage, a 21st century version of the legendary passenger ship, Titanic II, is coming to New York. Blue Star Line chairman Professor Clive Palmer’s dream for Titanic II has been unveiled at a Global Launch aboard the retired aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, a national historic landmark moored in New York Harbour and now home to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

Big Cargo Ship Transits Suez Canal (Egypt)

The world’s biggest cargo ship Maxi Brazil transited the Suez Canal for the third time with a cargo of 246,000 tons.

Passengers Cabins Available Onboard World’s Largest Containership

CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping Group and France’s leading, has announced that passengers cabins are now available on board the CMA CGM MARCO POLO, the world’s largest containership of 16 020 TEUs.

Canadian Government to Boost Shipbuilding Industry

The Harper Government, on February 22, announced a series of preliminary contracts valued at a total of $15.7 million for the joint support ships, the CCGS John G. Diefenbaker polar icebreaker and the offshore fisheries science vessels.


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