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Oshima to use composites in new cargo carrier

Japan’s Oshima Shipbuilding cooperated with DNV GL, on a joint development project for a new 65,000dwt open-hatch general cargo carrier concept. The 210m ship will have a 77,000m3 and 65,000 tonnes deadweight capacity, with a 13.1m draught due to its wider breadth. Composite uses similar raw materials to those found in the hatch covers of the ECO-Ship 2020.

Construction starts at Saudi Arabia’s new maritime yard

A joint venture comprising UAE-based oil rig builder Lampell, oil company Saudi Aramco, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, and South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., has begun construction works at Saudi Arabia’s new maritime yard, at the Ras Al Khair site, on Friday.

MISC receives fourth MOSS Type LNG carrier

MISC Group, a maritime solutions and services provider, received the “Seri Camar”, the fourth in a series of five MOSS-Type Seri C Class LNG carriers. The 150,200 CBM LNG carrier has been built for MISC by Hyundai Heavy Industries. Seri Camar will joins its sister MOSS-Type newbuilds Seri Cenderawasih, Seri Camellia and Seri Cempaka on long-term charter to Petronas.

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