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Top News of the Week November 4 – 9, 2013

first_imgzoom Russia: Construction of World’s Largest Icebreaker ProgressesBaltiysky Zavod, a subsidiary of United Shipbuilding Corporation, yesterday held a keel laying ceremony for the new generation nuclear icebreaker of Project 22220. When finished, the icebreaker LK-60 will be the largest and most powerful icebreaker in the world with an approximate lifespan of 40 years.ClassNK Issues Preliminary Findings Regarding MOL Comfort CasualtyFollowing the loss of the container vessel “MOL COMFORT”, ClassNK established a special Casualty Investigation Team in order to investigate and determine the cause of the casualty.New Offshore Patrol Vessels for Royal NavyThe MoD plans to commission three new ocean-going Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Royal Navy in a deal that will sustain jobs in the UK’s warship building industry. The new ships, which will be built by BAE Systems at their shipyards on the Clyde, will play a key role in counter-terrorism, counter-piracy and anti smuggling operations.Norwegian Getaway Leaves Building Dock at Meyer Werft (VIDEO)The float-out of the 146,600 gt cruise ship Norwegian Getaway, which is built for the US cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line, occurred in the morning of Nov 2nd 2013.New Shipbuilding Contract for Hyundai MipoSouth Korean shipbuilding company Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) today revealed that it has entered into a new shipbuilding contract, this time with a European shipowner.last_img read more