Watch: Naming Ceremony Of LPG Carrier M/V Kaprijke

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It is with great honor and pride that Teekay attended the naming ceremony of NH3 carrier M/V Kaprijke at HHIC-Phil, Subic Shipyard, Philippines. The vessel, which will enter the TGP-Exmar Joint Venture fleet, is part of a large ship building initiative in the Philippines.




Second Ship in Series of World’s First Natural Gas Powered Containerships Launched

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On Saturday, August 29, General Dynamics NASSCO launched the second ship in a series of the world’s first natural gas powered containerships. The christening and launch ceremony took place at the company’s shipyard in San Diego.




Third IMOIIMAX Tanker Named ‘Stena Imperial’

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On 31st August, the chemical and product tanker Stena Imperial was named in Savannah, Georgia. The Stena Imperial is a 50,000 DWT MR tanker based on the IMOIIMAX concept, owned by a joint venture of which Stena Bulk and Indonesian Golden Agri Resources (GAR) each own 50 percent.




Philippines Launches Special Edition of ICS Training Record Books

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In co-operation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Filipino Shipowners Association (FSA) and the Maritime Industry Authority of the Philippines (MARINA) have launched a special new Philippines edition of the widely used ICS/ISF Training Record Books.




Can Maersk Line Change The World?

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Fortune Magazine recently ranked Maersk 38 on a list of companies that have made a sizable impact on major global social or environmental problems as part of their competitive strategy.




Migrant Crisis Prompts Call To International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) For Help

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Mediterranean Rescue Services are in urgent need of support because they are struggling to keep up with the replacement of equipment being used to rescue the increasing numbers of migrants in their waters and have contacted the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) for help.




APM Terminals Pipavav Starts New Ro/Ro Service

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With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav commenced.