Libyan forces shell Turkish owned ship, kill officer
May 11, 2015—The third officer of a Turkish owned 5,055 dwt general cargo ship was killed and several other crew members were wounded late yesterday after the vessel was shelled off the Libyan coast and attacked from the air, the Turkish Foreign Ministry says. Libya is in a state of violent chaos as two rival governments, both backed by armed groups, battle for control.
Crowley invests in new Puerto Rico pier for newbuild duo
Crowley’s terminal expansion plans also include the installation of three new ship-to-shore container gantry cranes, which will be supplied under a separate contract.
DNV GL gives first GAS READY notation to UASC newbuild
Barzan is the first in a series of six 18,800 TEU containerships ordered by United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).
Austal USA christens JHSV
The 338 ft shallow draft aluminum catamaran, is a multi-mission, non-combatant transport vessel characterized by its high volume, high speed, and flexibility.
BC Ferries christens its first cable ferry
Using one drive cable and two guide cables, Baynes Sound Connector will be one of the longest cable ferries in the world, traversing a distance of approximately 1,900 m at speeds of up to 8.5 knots.