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Spotted: DEME’s Living Stone Hits the Water

Belgian dredging and marine engineering group DEME launched “the world’s most advanced” subsea cable installation and trenching vessel Living Stone at Spain’s LaNaval shipyard on September 18. The cable installation vessel is equipped with two turntables below deck, each having a 5,000 tons cable capacity. Together the...

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Awards for AAL and Hamburg Süd

Awards for AAL and Hamburg Süd   Some important industry events took place in Asia last week: Singapore-based AAL, a breakbulk and heavylift operator, and the German shipping line Hamburg Süd won accolades in different categories at this year’s Asian freight, logistics and supply chain awards.   AAL was...

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Disney Cruise Line

The Walt Disney Company, Disney Cruise Line has entered into a memorandum of agreement with the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany to build two additional cruise ships. Each new ship will be approximately 135,000 gross tons – slightly larger than the newest Disney Cruise Line ships, the Disney...

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NYK Line Charters Out Wood-Chip Carrier Newbuild

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) has concluded a long-term contract with compatriot Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Co for a new wood-chip carrier. The new wood-chip carrier will be built by Japanese shipbuilder Oshima Shipbuilding Co. and delivered in 2018, NYK said in a release.   Based...

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