BALTIC MARINER I
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|Tanker for Oil and Chemicals||2006-10-24||Cyprus||LIMASSOL|
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BALTIC MARINER I Owner, Manager, Shipyard
Rome and Paris agreed on Wednesday that a proposed combination of Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and French rival Chantiers de l'Atlantique no longer made sense in the current economic environment.State-owned Fincantieri's bid to take over its French peer, also owned by the state, collapsed three years after it was announced, thwarted by competition issues and the COVID-19 crisis.The agreement is due to expire on Jan. 31 and will not be extended, the Italian industry ministry and the French finance ministry said in a joint statement.
A set of 10 hand-drawn, 16th century maps showing the progress of the Spanish Armada that attacked England in 1588, an event that shaped national identity, will remain in the country after a museum raised 600,000 pounds ($824,000) to buy them.The ink and watercolor maps, thought to be the earliest surviving images of the battles between the fleets of Queen Elizabeth I of England and of Philip II of Spain, had been at risk of export after a private sale last year.The government placed an export bar on the maps in July, citing the “totemic place in English history” held by the events of 1588, when an armada sent by Spain, the dominant European power of the era
Dutch shipbuilder Damen's new Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011, which will be able to carry 122 people in a single trip, hit the water earlier this month at Damen Shipyards Antalya, Turkey. The vessel, which Damen has dubbed "as a quantum leap forward in marine access solutions," has been described as a "cost-effective crew transportation alternative boasting robust safety characteristics."According to Damen, the vessel is the largest ever to have been launched in Antalya Free Zone. Following the conclusion of outfitting activities now taking place, the FCS 7011 vessel will undergo sea trials off Antalya to test and demonstrate its capabilities.
Biblia, Inc., Marine Towing and Transportation has ordered a new dry dock to service its fleet tugs and barges.The 500-ton lift capacity floating dry dock was designed by JMS Naval Architects and is currently being built by Conrad Shipyard in Morgan City, La. The new dry dock, which will replace Biblia’s existing dry dock in Savannah, Ga., is 120’ long, 60’ wide, has a 6’ deep pontoon, and 14’ tall wing walls. It will primarily be used for hauling tug boats with a maximum length of 120 feet and draft of 10 feet.
French shipping group CMA CGM said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Egypt to operate a future container terminal at the port of Alexandria.Operations at the planned terminal are due to start in 2022, CMA CGM said in a statement.(Reporting by Gus Trompiz Editing by Chris Reese)