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Southampton Expansion

First Ship at SCT5A £40mn dredging project to enable the world’s largest container ships to use Southampton was completed in November.

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Container Repainted With False Data In Fraud Bid

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ContainersThe shipping industry has been warned to be on the alert for a new attempted fraud in which the information on a container’s weight and size have been changed by repainting.

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World’s Largest Container Ship

CSCL GlobeIn November, the South Korean shipbuilders Hyundai Heavy Industries Co (HHI) delivered the world’s largest container ship, the CSCL Globe, the first of five 19,000 teu container ships ordered by the China Shipping Container Lines in May, 2013.

The ship is 400m long, 58.6m wide and 30.5m in depth, and she will be used on the Asia-Europe service.

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Massive Night Search for Lone Yachtsman

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HMS St AlbansThree lifeboats, two search and rescue helicopters and a Royal Navy destroyer were involved in an operation at night to find a lone yachtsman in trouble in the English Channel on Oct 6-7.

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Haiti Wreck ‘is not the Santa Maria’

Haiti diveA UNESCO mission has concluded that a shipwreck near Haiti, cannot have been the flagship of Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to America.

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Alert Over Nuclear Waste Ship

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ParidaA cargo ship carrying nuclear waste encased in concrete caught fire near an oil platform in the North Sea and had to be towed to safety.

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