Top News of the Week October 28 – November 2, 2013

Top News of the Week October 28 – November 2, 2013

Two Ships Collide in Kiel Canal, Germany

A coastal cargo ship Siderfly collided with Dutch-flagged gas carrier Coral Ivory early Monday morning in the Kiel Canal, in Northern Germany, according to Germany’s Central Command for Maritime Emergencies (CCME).

USA: First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy’s first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct. 28 at their Bath, Maine, shipyard. The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) will be the lead ship of the Navy’s newest destroyer class, designed for littoral operations and land attack.

Damen Shipyards Galati Delivers Third PSV to World Wide Supply

Damen Shipyards Galati has handed over the third Platform Supply Vessel in a series of six to World Wide Supply of Norway.

Norwegian GETAWAY About to Get Floated Out

On 2 November 2013 the 146,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian GETAWAY, whose construction has taken merely 12 months, will float out of MEYER WERFT’s covered building dock II. Over the last few weeks the shipyard has been busy conducting extensive tests and machinery trials.

Hyundai Mipo Bags Orders for 16 MR Tankers

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) from Ulsan, South Korea, signed on October 29th 2013 two contracts worth circa $492 million for the construction of sixteen Medium Range (MR) tankers.

 

 

 

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7th Annual International Port Security Conference

The SMi Group announces the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016.

The conference aims to bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through the carefully selected expert speaker line up.

Interacting with delegates from across the globe and hearing from industry leading experts will ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, civilians and means of trade.

Topics to be discussed include terrorism, cyber terrorism, emergency intervention procedures, optimising technology use in security checks and case studies featuring some of the largest ports across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

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The conference will address detailed risk management and planning strategies that can be put in place in accordance with major regulations…

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2nd Annual Global Tax Optimisation for Shipping 2016

In this expert briefing, delegates will gain insights on recent updates, strategies and solutions for strategic as well as day-to-day tax challenges…

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