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Building Singapore’s Tuas mega port

To support its vision to become a global maritime hub and stay ahead of competition, Singapore is currently building a mega port in Tuas, to be the world’s largest fully-automated terminal, upon completed by 2040. The video presents key issues with respect to the future port, including the challenges to be faced during its construction.

‘Symphony of the Seas’ under construction

The video presents an hyperlapse tour of the world’s largest ship, ‘Symphony of the Seas’, owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International, under construction at STX Shipyard in France. The ship is scheduled to be delivered in March 2018. ‘Symphony of the Seas’ is the fourth in the company’s Oasis-class series and its 25th ship in general.

World’s largest FSRU launched in Turkey

Turkey deployed its second floating liquefied natural gas unit at a port in Dortyol, Hatay , which is located in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. The FSRU has 20 million cubic meters of send-out capacity per day. This FSRU has 263,000 cubic meters of LNG storage capacity, which is the largest in the world.

UK to accommodate world’s biggest wind farm

Danish power energy company, Ørsted informed that the offshore construction of what will become the world’s biggest windfarm, Hornsea Project One, has now begun.
When fully operational, probably in 2020, the wind farm will produce enough power for over one million homes. 

Allseas to build world’s largest construction vessel

Swiss company Allseas is considering to construct a vessel big enough, in order to remove some of the world’s biggest oil and gas platforms when they stop their production lives, the company informed. The new vessel will be called Amazing Grace, and it will be able to remove the heaviest platforms reduce decommissioning costs for global oil and gas producers.

World’s largest rotortug named at Albwardy Damen

Albwardy Damen, a joint venture between Albwardy Investment, Dubai and the Damen Shipyards Group, hosted a naming ceremony for the world’s biggest Rotortug, the ART 100-46 RT Raven in Sharjah, on 18 January.

Hanjin Shipyard unveils boxship mammoth for CMA CGM

Filipino shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has unveiled its first-ever Subic-made 20,600 TEU class container vessel in a ship ceremony at Subic facility on 25 January, “cementing its foothold in the highly competitive global shipbuilding industry.”

Shanghai Yangshan Port initiates operations

The largest automated terminal, Shanghai Yangshan Port, started operations, under the fourth phase of the Yangshan deep-water port. The fourth phase will take up an area of 2,23 million square metres.

Port of Shanghai marks record throughput

Annual container handling capacity at the Chinese port of Shanghai has exceeded the 40 million TEUs, marking a global record. The port has now become the world’s busiest container port, since it first started container handling in 1978 with a throughput of 7,951 TEUs.

ICG to acquire world’s largest eco cruise ferry

Irish Continental Group has entered into a €165.2 million agreement with the German company Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesselschaft & Co for the building of a cruise ferry to be the largest in the world in terms of vehicle capacity. Scrubber technology and BWMS onboard will deliver optimal fuel consumption.

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