|Type||Date of Build||FlagValue||RegisterValue||Port of Regestry|
|Passenger Ship||2012-04-27||Marshall Islands||MAJURO|
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|Legnth||Breadth||Gross tonnage||Net tonnage||Deadweight tonnage|
RIVIERA Owner, Manager, Shipyard
Everything about the HMM Algeciras is big, including the power output of its MAN B&W 11G95ME-C engine – the mightiest ever built by Germany-based MAN Energy Solutions.The 23,964 TEU containership is the largest ever built, recently launched for South Korean shipping company HMM at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) Okpo shipyard in Geoje, Korea. The newbuild measures 400 metres in length and 61 meters in beam, and has recently entered service between Asia and Europe via the Suez Canal.The record-setting containership was in August 2018 as part a series of a dozen 24,000 TEU class vessels scheduled for delivery this year.
A Singapore-flagged containership that lost at least 40 containers overboard off the coast of Sydney has been detained by authorities in the Port of Brisbane after Australian inspectors found inadequate lashing arrangements for cargo and heavily corroded securing points for containers on deck.APL England had been en route from Ningbo, China to Melbourne on Sunday when it rerouted to Brisbane after a temporary propulsion loss left the 277-meter vessel rolling in heavy seas and caused several container stacks to topple over about 73 kilometers south east of Sydney. The ship's master said 40 containers were lost into the sea and 74 more were damaged on board.
Towage operator Svitzer announced its Board of Directors has appointed Kasper Friis Nilaus, VP and current Managing Director (MD) of Svitzer Europe, to succeed Henriette Thygesen as global CEO of Svitzer A/S, effective June 15.Going forward, Nilaus will continue to report to Thygesen in her capacity as CEO of Maersk Fleet and Strategic Brands. Svitzer A/S remains a fully-owned AP Moller-Maersk company.Nilaus joined Svitzer as Business Development Manager in 2007 and has since held various global and regional positions within commercial and general management, latest as MD of Svitzer Europe -- a role he will hold until a successor is appointed.
Ship management and services company V.Group announced that Paddy Rodgers has been appointed as a non-executive director.Rodgers had been CEO of Euronav for almost 20 years before stepping down from the post in 2019. Under his leadership Euronav grew from a family operation with 17 vessels to one of the largest international tanker companies with 73 vessels. He is currently Director at the Royal Museums Greenwich, England comprising of the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and Queen’s House.“I am honored to be joining V.Group at such a challenging and exciting time,” Rodgers said.
South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has secured an order for three medium sized gas carriers (MGC) from Singapore's Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS).EPS says it has reached an agreement with Norwegian energy company Equinor for the time charter of three liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel propulsion newbuilds, which are scheduled to be delivered in 2022.The three vessels will add to EPS' existing fleet of 11 vessels including the three LPG tankers acquired from Neu in September 2019 and the delivery of two MGCs from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard earlier this year.