Thirty tons of pot go up in smoke
September 9, 2013—A 2,108 dwt general cargo ship caught fire Friday off the coast of Malta after a cargo of 30 tons of cannabis caught fire, according to a Reuters report citing Italy’s Guardia di Finanzia. According to the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM), personnel working at the Operations Center of the Armed Forces of Malta were alerted to the fire by an emergency message being transmitted at sea. The AFM immediately dispatched three of its maritime assets and an Alouette III helicopter to the operational area.
Braemar Engineering wins floating LNG contract
The project, situated offshore near Venice, Louisiana, in the Gulf of Mexico, will be the world’s largest floating LNG export project, with three floating liquefaction units projected to export up to 24 million metric tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG, commencing in spring 2018.
BMT partners with Turkish yard on Bahrain patrol boats
Undertaking the full detailed design including hull form optimization, structural design and machinery layout, BMT has worked closely with the shipyard to develop a design that meets the customer’s explicit desire to maximize living space below decks, as well as create an operationally effective vessel.
Kvichak delivers pilot boat
Georgia is the second vessel built by Kvichak for the Savannah Pilots and is powered by twin MTU 12V2000 engines rated for 1,450 BHP each with Hamilton 521 waterjets and ZF 3050 marine gears.
Jaya looks at strategic options
Jaya appointed advisers to conduct a “review of the strategic options available to the company with a view to enhancing and unlocking shareholder value.”