Readers’ Picks of the Week (August 15 – 19, 2016)

first_imgAlphaliner: Maersk Could Sell APM Terminals and DamcoDanish shipping major Maersk Line’s container shipping related units, APM Terminals (APMT) and Damco, could be spun-off or divested entirely, following the company’s strategic and structural review, according to Alphaliner… Read More Update: Ferry Runs Aground after Igniting off San JuanAll passengers and crewmembers from the 561-foot passenger/car ferry Caribbean Fantasy, which ignited earlier today, were safely disembarked from the ship and brought to San Juan’s Pier 6… Read More Meyer Turku Kicks Off Construction of New Mein SchiffFinnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku has launched the production of a new generation of Mein Schiff ships, being built for Hamburg-based cruise line TUI Cruises, with a steel cutting ceremony at the shipbuilder’s steel hall… Read More World Maritime News Staff UK Sentences Turkish Sailors to 42 Years for Drug SmugglingTwo Turkish sailors have been jailed for a total of 42 years in relation to the largest ever seizure of cocaine in the UK made in April 2015 some 100 miles off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland… Read More Hapag-Lloyd Loads First Train Shipment for PeruGerman shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has loaded a metro train with six cars today in Salerno, Italy, aboard the 2013-built containership Cerinthus, which will be transported to the Peruvian port of Callao… Read More last_img

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