Top News of the Week March 3 – 8, 2014

first_imgzoom Gondan Shipyard to Build New Vessel for Marine Research Institute of NorwayGondan shipyard has been awarded the construction of a new oceanographic vessel for the Institute of Marine Research of Norway. The contract is due for signing on 14 March.STX O&S Wins New Tankers Order from GreeceSTX Offshore & Shipbuilding (STX O&S), a South Korean shipbuilder has won an order for three 51,000DWT tankers from a Greek shipowner.Maritime Forces Responded to MV Tateyama’s Distress CallCombined Maritime Forces responded to a Thai-flagged VLCC’s distress signal when two skiffs began advancing on the vessel in a suspicious manner.Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Sells Fairmount Marine to BoskalisLouis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) Group has sold its Dutch subsidiary Fairmount Marine to Dutch group Royal Boskalis Westminster NV (Boskalis).Precious Shipping Orders Twelve Bulk Carriers from ChinaPrecious Shipping has placed an order for twelve new bulk carriers with two Chinese shipyards.March 9, 2014last_img

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