Top News of the Week September 16 – 21, 2013

Top News of the Week September 16 – September 21, 2013

VIDEO: Fire Breaks Out on Saipem’s Rig Scarabeo 5

The drilling rig Scarabeo 5 cought fire this morning while at Keppel Verolme yard, the Netherlands, undergoing special survey works.

Costa Concordia Parbuckling: Job Well Done!

Conclusion of the parbuckling phase of the Costa Concordia wreck removal proved to be a huge success, as the stakeholders confirm their satisfaction with the outcome.

Dockwise Vanguard to Transport Costa Concordia Wreck?

Dockwise Vanguard may be the solution for the transportation of Costa Concordia wreck to the scrapyard, since the owner of the cruise ship Carnival Cruises commissioned the transport ship, the Italian media reported.

Titanic II Model Test Held in Germany

Blue Star Line Chairman Clive Palmer yesterday said the company in conjunction with German hydrodynamic service and consulting group the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA) has conducted the first model testing of the proposed Titanic II in Germany.

Dykstra Designs Innovative Multi-Purpose Cargo Vessel

Dykstra Naval Architects (Dykstra) is in the process of designing a new 8000 DWT sailing multi-purpose cargo vessel, the Ecoliner.