During his first visit to Vietnam last week, A.P. Moller-Maersk Group chief executive officer Nils Smedegaard Andersen told VIR about the group's strong commitment to Vietnam's growth and development of the country’s shipping industry.
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has today announced that it is to develop the largest ship lift in Asia, at a new repair yard near Hai Phong, Vietnam. This follows a decision to extend the Syncrolift ship lift currently being installed, which will be capable of docking Panamax size commercial ships.
OOCL, which is a member of the Grand Alliance along with Hapag-Lloyd and NYK Line, said its services, KTX 1, 2 and 3, which provide connections to Southeast Asian ports through Japan, continue to operate normally.
Strategic Marine (Australia) has just won a contract to supply a 27 metre work barge to service the energy and resources sector in Western Australia's north-west. This vessel will be built at Strategic Marine's largest shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam for Karratha business Offshore Plant Hire.