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Maersk boss Skou warns of continued rates pressure

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Forecast based on lower-than-expected demand forecasts and surplus ship capacity

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UK Shipbuilding Could Return

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One of Britain’s largest dry docks may see the resurgence of ship building in the UK. Entrepreneur and multi-millionaire, Jim McColl, has ambitions to return “ocean-going” ship building to the River Clyde, Scotland. In the surprising move, Mr. McColl has expressed his interest in expanding his business from smaller ferries to commercial ships, with its base potentially being at Greenock’s Inchgreen dry dock, owned by Peel Ports. Having seen success after saving Ferguson Shipyard from administration last year, Mr.

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Freefall Lifeboat Record

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Norsafe set a new world record recently, when the 70 passenger GES50 MKIII was dropped from 40 meters (131 feet) with 10 people on board. There has never before been a staffed lifeboat dropped from this height. “The feeling of diving into the water was amazing. It was even more exciting to know that no one else has done this before”, says Michael Røssland, Vice President Norsafe Academy Rosendal. The drop was successful, and the triumphant crew emerged to an applause from the supporting crew and technical staff.

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Hanjin Starts Calling at SOHAR - MarineLink

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Hanjin Starts Calling at SOHAR
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